Arc flash statistics
400 fatalities a year
Statistics have been compiled from various sources and present a sobering picture of arc flash incidents in the USA.
- 30,000 Arc Flash Incidents per year
- 7,000 Burn Injuries per year
- 2,000 Hospitalisations per year
- 400 Fatalities per year
- 80% of Electrical Worker fatalities are due to burns, not shock