The Electrical Contractor Network

ECN Electrical Forum
Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Books, Tools and Test Equipment for Electrical and Construction Trades

Register Now!

Register Now!

We want your input!

Featured:
   

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

   
Recent Posts
Sprinklered equipment 26-008
by bigpapa
Yesterday at 04:24 PM
On Delay Relay with Auto Reset
by Potseal
12/01/16 09:59 AM
Wow, that was close!
by jraef
11/28/16 07:06 PM
Earthquake in New Zeeland
by RODALCO
11/27/16 11:25 PM
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by Tjia1981
11/27/16 06:33 AM
New in the Gallery:
12.5A through 0.75mm˛ flex (just out of curiosity)
Shout Box

Top Posters (30 Days)
gfretwell 15
HotLine1 10
Trumpy 8
Texas_Ranger 8
sparkyinak 7
Who's Online
1 registered (gfretwell), 218 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#167714 - 08/18/07 12:33 PM Arc Flash Protection
windmiller Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 43
Loc: Alaska
I am doing some research on PPE for arc flash. In a mine where MSHA is the code there is some confusion about what applies. I say the NEC applies and that OSHA applies. But I am hearing a lot of grumbling that OSHA does not apply unless MSHA does not cover it.

Is there a part of the NEC that talks about ARC Flash or is that just in OSHA?

Thanks

Windmiller

Top
2014 / 2011 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
#167716 - 08/18/07 01:01 PM Re: Arc Flash Protection [Re: windmiller]
resqcapt19 Offline
Member

Registered: 11/10/00
Posts: 2209
Loc: IL
The NEC does not cover safe work practices. It only covers the installation of the system.
Don
_________________________
Don(resqcapt19)

Top
#167719 - 08/18/07 01:13 PM Re: Arc Flash Protection [Re: resqcapt19]
gfretwell Online   content

Member

Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9045
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
Signage in 110.16?
_________________________
Greg Fretwell

Top
#167847 - 08/21/07 11:44 AM Re: Arc Flash Protection [Re: gfretwell]
Zog Offline
Member

Registered: 09/13/05
Posts: 116
Loc: Charlotte, NC
MSHA references the NFPA 70E for your arc flash PPE questions. You can find alot of info on arc flash at http://www.epowerplus.com/training.htm
_________________________
MV/HV Testing Specialist, "BKRMAN"

Top



ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals