Even if control panels are designed by experts, it is essential for them to ensure that the finished product is user-friendly. Not every system operator can intuitively recognize potential hazards caused by electrical current and prevent them like an electrical expert.
That is why control panel builders must ensure that even third-party personnel is protected from accidents in case of direct or indirect contact. The DIN VDE 0100-410 VDE 0100-410:2018-10 standard defines which precautions need to be taken for personal safety in the control cabinet.
Learn more about leakage currents, residual current circuit breakers as well as EMC and personal safety in the control panel can be found in this white paper!