Arch Flash Safety Tip
How Dangerous Is an Arc Flash/Blast?
Arc flash events emit intense light and sound along with extreme heat, which can cause severe burns and significant eyesight and hearing damage.
35,000° F—the temperature an arc flash can produce; three times hotter than the surface of the sun
140 decibels—about as loud as a gunshot Molten metal shrapnel can be thrown a great distance during an arc flash event.
Up to 77% of all electrical injuries are caused by arc flash incidents.