Schneider Electric Arc Flash Service
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an arc flash hazard is a "dangerous condition associated with the possible release of energy caused by an electric arc". Between five and ten arc flash explosions occur in electrical equipment every day in the United States*. Let Schneider Electric and Grainger work together with you to help answer any questions and address any problems with NFPA 70E compliance in your facility. Because every facility is unique, Schneider Electric Arc Flash Service provides a one-on-one consultation to address your facility’s individual needs to help ensure you are doing everything you can to comply with this standard.
*Source: Capschell, Inc.
What are the benefits?
- Create an electrical system study to determine the present degree of arc flash hazards and apply associated equipment labeling.
- Learn how to maintain electrical distribution system components.
- Create arc flash mitigation solutions aimed to lower arc flash energy or exposure.
Please Note: Schneider Electric Services can be performed on other manufacturer’s equipment. You do not need to have?Square D/Schneider Electric equipment to use Schneider Electric Services.
How do I get started?
Contact your Grainger Account Manager or Territory Sales Representative for details about arc flash assessment programs.
Want to learn more about arc flash hazards and assessments in your workplace? Check out these helpful publications about electrical safety from Grainger’s ?Technical Service Department:
Quick Tips Article #262 - Electrical Safety Gloves: Inspection and Classification
Quick Tips Article #263 - NFPA 70E: Electrical Safety Summary
Quick Tips Article #264 - Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
Quick Tips Article #266 - Electrical Safety
Quick Tips Article #345 - Thermal Imaging Cameras: Applications, Uses and Features
Quick Tips Article #370 - Handheld Infrared (IR) Thermometers