HRC Tables Vs. Incident Energy Calculations

HRC Tables Vs. Incident Energy Calculations

The decision on which approach to take is not always obvious.

Why perform an arc flash study, label the equipment, and require employees to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)? Many companies want an arc flash study to meet the OSHA requirement to provide employees a safe workplace. Additionally, it just makes good business sense, considering the expense of an accident in lost production time, insurance costs, facility damage, and liability claims.

When it comes to arc flash studies, there are two basic approaches. However, the decisi

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