Avoid arc flash hazards, injuries and regulatory fines

Supplied by Schneider Electric IT Business on Thursday, 20 August, 2015


Most data centre operators are less familiar with arc flash safety when compared to fire safety and shock hazard protection. A recent increase in awareness around arc flash hazards, due to the number of injuries and deaths, has led to an escalation of regulatory enforcement and fines for data centre owners. Three IT trends have increased the severity of a potential arc flash in the IT space: larger data centre capacities, greater rack densities and higher efficiency designs.

Download this white paper to discover the potential areas of concern for arc flash in the IT space and the associated compliance to regulations.


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