An arc flash is a short circuit through air that flashes over from one exposed live conductor to another conductor or to ground.
There are many different ways an arc flash can occur, including:
Our safety services experts have targeted and evaluated key areas of the 2015 NFPA 70E Standard. Take our Arc Flash Safety Check Up to see if your program is at risk.
Arc Flash Risk Assessments
An arc flash risk assessment is done for many reasons, some of which are as follows:
If you're interested in seeing what a world class arc flash risk assessment includes, or if you'd like to see an example of the type of assessment Brady Safety Services can create for you, download our Risk Assessment Sample Report.
Arc flash labeling is the responsibility of the employer, not the manufacturer or installer of the equipment. Labeling is required for any piece of electrical equipment that is likely to require examination, adjustment, service or maintenance while energized, creating the potential for an arc flash incident to occur.
View Arc Flash Label Requirements and Examples
Our Safety and Software Services team takes a proactive approach to Arc Flash Safety from NFPA requirements to best practices and beyond. To learn more about arc flash services visit our Safety and Software services website.
Brady offers top-of-the-line label printers capable of taking care of arc flash label printing and many other industrial labeling applications. With built-in arc flash label applications and up-to-code label materials, you can simply make any arc flash label you may need, when you need it.
Looking for standard or stock arc flash safety messaging? Shop for pre-printed arc flash labels here. Write-on labels are also available so you can fill in your equipment specific information.