According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), arc flash burns are one of the top three most common hazards when working with energized electrical equipment.

In fact, every day in the U.S. there are up to 10 arc flash incidents, totaling more than 3,600 disabling electrical contact injuries each year. Even more frightening? The violent nature of arc flash exposure, which can result in a fatality, even if a worker is 10 feet from the blast site.

So what should you do keep workers safe from arc flash hazards?

How to Keep Workers Safe