Short-circuit arc flash risks

In the US, a regulation exists to protect maintenance people from the risks of short circuit arc flash: NFPA 70E and IEEE1584.

but outside US, do you feel concerned today by short-ciruit arc flash risks ?

1. No
2. Yes, for my customers
3. Yes, for myself

As to our knowledge there is no existing regulation outside US (UK, maybe?), we invite you to share your concerns (in comments to the article linked), as a designer, end-user, maintenance person ...


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  • An electrical engineer in the Ponovo Company in Vietnam.
  • Supplies solutions for increasing power quality.
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  • Has already started 4 topics in the forum..

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