Protection Concerns For The Long Coat Arc Flash Suit Design

An arc rated arc flash suit is intended to provide protection to all parts of the human body except the hands and the feet. The purpose of this white paper is to develop an understanding of the protection concerns regarding the “Long Coat with Leggings” (Long Coat) arc flash suit design. Arc flash exposure scenarios are discussed in which the Long Coat will not provide full protection to all parts of the body.