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Tips to mitigate arc flash incidents

This article provides electrical safety tips and strategies that can help to prevent arc flash incidents at industrial plants.  Arc flashes cause massive electrical explosions, emitting large amounts of heat and light. They release hot gases and concentrated radiant energy that can melt metal, damage property, cause severe burns and result in fatalities or death.  In this article, we explore seven steps to mitigate arc flashes and discuss how to complete an arc flash analysis.

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