Arc Flash Safety

  • Online
  • Technical
1 Hours

Course Description

Arc flash incidents are seen more and more within the mission critical environment and it currently represents the number one cause of live electrical work injuries. Occurring for several reasons with an ever increasing and alarming frequency an arc flash incident is a high risk event and can result in devastating consequences. To put this into perspective an arc flash blast is more often than not hotter than the surface of the sun.

Learning Objectives

  • Know the causes and effects of arc flash (AF)
  • Understand the phenomenon of AF
  • Know the main normative references
  • Prevention of Arc Flash
  • The main steps of an AF study and risk assessment
  • What safety distances are applicable in an Arc Flash Study
  • Correct selection of personal protective equipment (PPE)

This course has met the required standards of the organisations listed below and is approved, accredited, validated or endorsed by them.

Key Topics

  • Arc Flash within the Data Center
  • Causes and Effects
  • Short Circuit Study
  • Evaluating Risk
  • International Standards
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Prevention

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