22 Jun

What if an Arc Flash Hazard Exists?

If an Arc Flash Hazard exists during an Arc Flash Assessment, three (3) important items are determined:
  1. Safety-related work practices to use
  2. Arc Flash Boundary
  3. PPE to use within the Arc Flash Boundary

An Arc Flash Assessment determines if an Arc Flash Hazard exists. If an Arc Flash Hazard exists, the assessment determines 3 important items: Safety-related work practices to use. Arc Flash Boundary PPE to use within the Arc Flash Boundary To learn more about an Arc Flash Assessment and for a review your company’s electrical equipment needs, contact Reuter Hanney today at bids@reuterhanney.com.

An arc flash is the result of a rapid release of energy due to an arcing fault between phase bus bar and another phase bus bar, neutral or a ground. An arc flash can generate over 5,000o F in under a second.

To learn more about how Reuter Hanney can perform an Arc Flash Hazard Analysis for your company, contact Reuter Hanney, The Electrical Power Specialists, today at bids@reuterhanney.com for a review of your company’s electrical equipment needs and to learn more about safety, and safety maintenance procedures.

RH_ARC Flash brochure