How Is Static Electricity Formed?

Why Do We Need to Worry about Static Electricity?

Why Do We Need to Worry about Static Electricity?

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.

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How Does Different Material Behave in Terms of Static Electricity?

How Does Different Material Behave in Terms of Static Electricity?

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.

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What Are the Sources of Static Electricity Onboard?

What Are the Sources of Static Electricity Onboard?

In this lesson, you will learn more about static accumulators and the importance of interting when handling flammable fluids.

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What Are the Hazards Posed by Static Electricity Onboard?

What Are the Hazards Posed by Static Electricity Onboard?

In this lesson, you will learn more about what are the hazards caused by static electricity.

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What Precautions Can Be Implemented to Mitigate the Risks Posed By Static Electricity?

What Precautions Can Be Implemented to Mitigate the Risks Posed 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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How Is Static Electricity Formed?

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.