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15 practical safety measures against electrical hazards to prevent damage to both people and assets

In the face of the internal arc fault risk present in low and medium voltage switchgear, prevent accidents to protect the personnel and the electric installation itself by following this proven formula.

ABB’s formula for safety

Condition
Knowing and improving the condition of the equipment is a key factor in reducing the likelihood of failure, damage, and injury. is comprised of condition, distance, time, and training.

Distance
Maintaining a safe distance between personnel and equipment during critical operations provides the most effective means of avoiding injury by keeping people out of harm’s way

Time
Reduction of time for clearing fault conditions has a dramatic impact on the energy released and consequent damage and injury.
 
Training
Adequately trained personnel and proper procedures are essential to safe operations

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