There are only three levers available to reduce an arc flash event’s potential injury to electrical workers: energy, time, and distance.

Mose Ramieh, vice president of business development at CBS Field Services, provided an in-depth explanation of each of these three levers and how they work together in the event of an arc flash incident in a recent NETA World article. He highlights how the use of remote racking and switching systems are the most effective way of keeping technicians safe.

Arc-flash relay technology

The article also discusses the role that arc flash relaying, trip testing, high-speed bus differentials, and maintenance bypass switches can play in eliminating arc-flash hazards. 

>>> Read the full article here.