WHY AN ARC FLASH STUDY?
Commercial and industrial facilities depend on reliable electric power without interruption. This is especially the case for facilities with mission critical systems. Localized generators, UPS systems and other equipment is typically installed prevent a momentary loss of power to critical loads. Because the distribution equipment remains energized during routine maintenance, the workers can be exposed to both electric shock and Arc Flash Hazard. It is therefore essential to provide a work plan that identifies the arc flash hazard category level and Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment to reduce the risk of injury or death.