Arc flash safety: What you need to know to stay safe
The concept of the electrical arc flash continues to raise eyebrows for those concerned with safety on the plant floor. Understanding how electrical arc flash accidents can cause injury is the first step in protecting workers. Then, understanding and applying the boundary and PPE requirements and the appropriate electrical safe work practices is what will help to keep all employees electrically safe. This presentation by Randy Barnett will addresses concerns about electrical safety and arc flash.
Randy Barnett is a Director of Electrical Programs for NTT Training and has an extensive technical and training background. He began his career in the nuclear submarine service where he learned the industrial electrical trade and energy principles. After working as a journeyman electrician in industrial and construction environments, Randy entered the training profession; writing and teaching in his areas of expertise. He has advanced from electrician, to instructor and into management as a project manager and director. He supervises training programs and provides customized training solutions for industrial and institutional clients worldwide. Randy continues to write and develop training materials, has become a sought after presenter, and has published two electrical trades textbooks and numerous journal articles.