HRC 2 is the minimum level of protection required to comply with NFPA 70E and protect yourself from even the most minor ARC flashes. Always perform an appropriate Hazard Risk Assessment to determine the appropriate HRC level for your job. This is typically done by the employer, but we recommend all employees be aware of the danger they are in. See our Arc flash video page to see for yourself.

Hazard Risk Category Common FR clothing at this level Minimum ATPV (Cal/cm^2)
HRC 1 FR shirt and FR pants; Or FR coveralls; Single base layer of FR protection 4
HRC 2 FR under garments (undershirt, underwear), FR shirt, and FR pants; FR under garments, FR coveralls; 2 or more layers of FR protection 8
HRC 3 FR under garments (undershirt, underwear), FR shirt, FR jacket, FR pants, and FR coveralls; 2-3 or more layers of FR protection; 25
HRC 4 FR under garments (undershirt, underwear), FR shirt, FR jacket/coat, FR pants, and FR coveralls; FR under garments (undershirt, underwear), FR shirt, FR pants, multi-layer flash suit; 3-4 or more layers of FR protection; 40

For more information about the NFPA 70E and HRC (Hazard Risk Category) levels please see the article, NFPA 70E HRC Hazard Risk Category Levels explained and the resource category Fire and flame resistant/retardant resources

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