The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides this program on arc flash awareness.

An arc flash is the sudden release of electrical energy through the air when a high-voltage gap exists and there is a breakdown between conductors.

For more information on electrical safety, visit http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/electrical.

Access Part 1 of this program (8 minutes, 14 seconds) by clicking on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6H6lLBIkuzg

Access Part 2 (9 minutes, 32 seconds) by clicking on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDGxyZoxWOg

Access Part 3 (8 minutes, 7 seconds) by clicking on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLeCmAyW3K0