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#167714 - 08/18/07 12:33 PM Arc Flash Protection
windmiller Offline
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Registered: 12/05/06
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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?



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#167716 - 08/18/07 01:01 PM Re: Arc Flash Protection [Re: windmiller]
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The NEC does not cover safe work practices. It only covers the installation of the system.

#167719 - 08/18/07 01:13 PM Re: Arc Flash Protection [Re: resqcapt19]
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#167847 - 08/21/07 11:44 AM Re: Arc Flash Protection [Re: gfretwell]
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MSHA references the NFPA 70E for your arc flash PPE questions. You can find alot of info on arc flash at
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