Arc Flash Hazard Analysis 

Arc Flash Hazard Analysis: Safety & Risk Assessment | Power Plus Engineering - hazard

The NFPA 70E states “A Flash Hazard Analysis shall be done before a person approaches any exposed electrical conductor or circuit part that has not been placed in an electrically safe work condition”.

The hazards a worker may be exposed to include:

  • Extreme temperatures
  • Copper vapor (Expands by 67,000 times when vaporizing)
  • Molten metal that may ignite clothing or other materials up to 30 feet away
  • Intense UV light that may damage vision
  • Hot air expansion (Pressures up to 400 Lbs/ft2)
  • Pressure/Sound waves that may rupture eardrums

POWER PLUS Engineering can provide an Arc Flash Hazard Analysis. Call (800) 765-3120 or or email Adam Malloy for information on our analysis software and methodology.