Arc Flash Mitigation – Having The Right Arc Flash PPE

Factors in the selection of arc flash personal protective equipment (PPE) have a significant effect on the worker’s reduction of harm or injuries caused from exposure during an arc flash incident. Effective selection can also help reduce the likelihood of an arc flash from occurring. Applicable Standards for electrical safety in the workplace outline generic requirements, but stop short of providing recommendations for selecting the right arc flash PPE based on the latest innovations.