Arc Flash

Establishing an arc flash safety program, staying in compliance with industry standards, and protecting electrical workers from arc flash injuries and fatalities


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The Three Arc-Flash Mitigation Levers

Nov. 9, 2023
Understanding how energy, time, and distance impact an arc flash event’s potential risk to electrical workers
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EC&M Asks Video — NFPA 70E Requirements for Arc Flash Warning Labels

Sept. 14, 2023
In Episode 23, Randy Barnett covers label requirements based on the 2024 edition.
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EC&M On Air Highlights How to Choose the Correct Arc Flash PPE with Tommy Northcott

Sept. 11, 2023
Episode 30 features a popular past video, brought to you in an audio-only format.
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EC&M On Air Podcast Highlights Arc Flash Safety Topics with Tommy Northcott

June 5, 2023
In Episode 24, we're featuring an audio-only version of a popular EC&M video on readers’ most pressing questions about arc flash hazards.

Webinar: How Circuit Breaker Condition Affects Arc Flash Safety

July 31, 2023
Identifying and troubleshooting the most common issues with switchgear condition and how they relate to arc flash hazards

Arc Flash Risk Management Considerations

Feb. 2, 2023
Key concepts every electrical professional must understand and put into practice to ensure a safe and reliable electrical operating environment.
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EC&M Asks Video — What If the Arc Flash Study/Sticker Is Out of Date?

Jan. 24, 2023
In Episode 8, Tommy Northcott covers more arc flash-related topics.
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Putting PPE First

Dec. 16, 2022
From the EC&M e-books library: Why the proper personal protective equipment is paramount for electrical professionals.
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Arc Flash Incident Injures 3 at Google Iowa Data Center

Aug. 19, 2022
Three electricians were working on a substation close to the data center buildings when an arc flash occurred.