Arresting Arc-Related Incidents Before They Start

Despite 15 revisions to the NFPA 70E standard since 1975, there still are hundreds of incidents each year where improperly performed work on energized equipment is associated with a substantial share of electrical injuries.

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Technology, Training Offer a Defense Against Electrical Injuries

We are winning the war on electrical safety, but we continue to lose a lot of battles. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, fatal electrical injuries have fallen by almost 60% in the last two decades. At the same time, non-fatal electrical injuries rates haven’t fallen much. On average, there are about five electrical safety or arc flash incidents every day in the U.S.

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