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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Safety Compliance Requirements for Arc Flash Risk

  Saudi Arabia -Arc Flash Study Standards Requirements The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its rich oil and natural gas reserves is considered as the "energy super power". It thus stands as the largest economy in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia is also expanding in industries like construction, industrial gases, cement , metals, fertilizers, electrical power transmission and distribution, plastics,  commercial ship and aircraft  repair. A commercial space or an industry, the main matter of  concern is the provision of  work safe and well maintained working environment. An usual assumption of electrical safety is that electrical accidents are occurred  from electric shock, but many practical cases reveal that rather than the electrical shocks fatality and severe accidents occur more due to an Arc Flash.   Arc Flash Accident                            Arc Flash or simply Electrical Flashover is the release of extensive heat and energy caused by ionization of air around the conductor