Is an Arc Flash Risk Assessment Required for My Facility?

Is an Arc Flash Risk Assessment Required for My Facility?

by Kerry FikesElectrical Safety Project Manager Unfortunately, a definitive “Yes” or “No” answer to this question is not easy to come by. When I first started in the electrical safety field, I had the same question. Who is required to have an arc flash risk...
Arc Flash 101

Arc Flash 101

by Julie DavisProject Coordinator Prior to joining The EI Group, Inc. (EI) as a Project Coordinator, I had heard common buzz words such as “Arc Flash,” “PPE,” and “staying OSHA compliant,” but never delved into the subject further. Having an extensive musical theatre...
A Recent Discussion Regarding the Use of Arc Flash Tables

A Recent Discussion Regarding the Use of Arc Flash Tables

Just the other day I was speaking with another arc flash professional and the question was asked, “Why does the NFPA 70E allow for companies to use the tables, knowing that some companies cannot guarantee they meet the parameters laid out in the tables?” The answer to...