A Sticky Situation

A Sticky Situation

Understanding NFPA 70-2014 and NFPA 70E-2015 arc flash labeling requirements  

Over the past few years, you may have noticed more arc flash labels appearing on electrical equipment. Arc flash labeling requirements were first introduced in the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) in 2002 and subsequently appeared in NFPA 70E in 2009. While both standards require arc flash labels, there are some differences in requirements. This article will focus on the new labeling requirements resulting from recent revisions to these standards. It will also discuss some “sticky” si

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