OSHA takes note of “arc flash” in a citation

Finally, folks, beware that OSHA has officially used the dreaded “arc flash” language in a citation. What say all you who have postponed safety programs related to the topic? Call us we can help!

Here is an excerpt from OSHA’s news release about its citation of the Foss Manufacturing Company last month:

“Employees at this plant were exposed to a cross section of hazards. These included potential electrocution, arc flash, burns, amputation,…”

“Specifically, the violations cited include failing to protect a worker exposed to an arc flash where electrical equipment had not been deenergized prior to servicing….”

Read the full text of the news release, or view the official citation document itself.

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