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#172370 - 12/18/07 06:28 PM Arc Flash Policy  
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I'm working on a arc Flash policy . I;m sure someone out there has a good lead on this and can help me out.
Thank You
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#172427 - 12/19/07 10:45 AM Re: Arc Flash Policy [Re: Yoopersup]  
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Start with the NFPA 70E. In michigan you can go to a 70E compliance course that covers everything you need to know for a company to comply with the 70E www.epowerplus.com/training.htm

(No I dont have any $$ ties to them)


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#172441 - 12/19/07 12:50 PM Re: Arc Flash Policy [Re: Zog]  
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I have Taken the 70 E classes as well as taught some. but putting a Good company policy together is Different. I have a rought draft I'd just like to get info from others on this as I deal with Everything from HV switchgear to 120 /240 volt. Pulling buckets Changeing fuses shutdns ect.
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#172451 - 12/19/07 02:03 PM Re: Arc Flash Policy [Re: Yoopersup]  
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They have a class for exactly what you are looking for, its 2 days and designed for managers designing a safety program, I should know, I wrote the course.

I would be happy to answer any specific questions you have.


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#172475 - 12/20/07 01:59 AM Re: Arc Flash Policy [Re: Zog]  
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What kind of arc flash protection would you need in a residential 200a service enclosure?


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#172476 - 12/20/07 03:09 AM Re: Arc Flash Policy [Re: gfretwell]  
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Originally Posted by gfretwell
What kind of arc flash protection would you need in a residential 200a service enclosure?
That is an easy answer. Curtains on the windows. laugh My bad, It was arc flash...

Last edited by sparkyinak; 12/20/07 03:10 AM.

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#172484 - 12/20/07 08:31 AM Re: Arc Flash Policy [Re: sparkyinak]  
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US Navy's arc flash policy is public, and might give you some good stuff to steal from. A recap of poliy and the relevant documents are noted at the bottom of this advisory:

http://www.safetycenter.navy.mil/osh/downloads/Electrical_Advisory_v4.doc


#172731 - 12/24/07 10:07 PM Re: Arc Flash Policy [Re: SteveFehr]  
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They have CYA policies and forms for everything.A Canadian government site with U.S standards.The first link deals with arc flash and electrical but theres more under the downloads tab on the main page

http://www.esao.on.ca/alert_pdfs/Electrical_hazard.pdf

http://www.esao.on.ca/alerts.htm
http://www.esao.on.ca/downloads/forms.htm

Last edited by frank; 12/24/07 10:15 PM.


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