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Arc Flash Risk Assessment Considerations

A new emphasis on an old requirement

The addition of the term risk assessment was a change made in the 2015 revision of NFPA 70E, and additional emphasis was added to the risk assessment requirements in the 2018 revision. Prior to 2015, NFPA 70E revisions referenced a hazard assessment, which seemed to imply that severity was the only critical element of the evaluation.

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