Jack Smith, Electrical Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine

Articles

Building Automation and Controls September 1, 2004

Assessing the Arc Flash Risk

Every year, arc flash kills between 200 and 300 people. Between five and 10 times a day, somewhere in the United States an arc flash explosion in electric equipment sends burn victims to a special burn center. This number does not include cases sent to ordinary hospitals and clinics, nor unreported case and "near misses.

By Jack Smith, Electrical Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine