In this lesson, you will learn more about how static electricity is formed and why you must be aware of static electricity risks when handling flammable fluids.
This lesson will explain the stages leading to a potentially hazardous electrostatic discharge.
Conductivity differs between different materials. To know how to handle your equipment onboard, you will learn more about the classification of materials in this lesson.
In this lesson, you will learn more about static accumulators and the importance of interting when handling flammable fluids.
In this lesson, you will learn more about what are the hazards caused by static electricity.
What can you do to minimize the risks of static electricity? In this lesson, you will learn more about precautions to prevent incidents that electrostatic discharges may cause.
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Static electricity can be formed naturally in the air or in the clouds, and some events onboard could also, more or less naturally, lead to the formation of static electricity. These events need to be addressed and thereby, prevented in order to avoid a discharge that could lead to fire or explosion.