Prevention Through Design: Reducing Risks Near Service and Main Disconnects

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A common practice is to install a service disconnect or a main disconnect for a feeder system in the same enclosure compartment as the downstream overcurrent protective devices. This can result in potential safety risks of shock and arc flash. This paper will address the advantages and disadvantages of isolating a service disconnect for electrical service… (More)

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@article{Mohla2014PreventionTD, title={Prevention Through Design: Reducing Risks Near Service and Main Disconnects}, author={Daleep C. Mohla and Craig M. Wellman and Kevin J. Lippert}, journal={IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications}, year={2014}, volume={51}, pages={45-50} }