Electricity

Protective devices, hazardous (classified) locations, safe work practices, PPE and training requirements to ensure electrical safety. Our editors have “cherry picked” the best resources – to access them, click here.

An explosion that caused serious burns to six workers at Priest Rapids Dam in Washington State in early October 2015 was caused by an arc flash related to a breaker unit malfunction.

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Here’s a set of 14 Model Lightning Safety Rules that you can adapt for your workplace and/or for workers’ home safety.

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Here’s what your workers need to know to safely work with two key electrical hazards: high voltage and arc flash.

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Cafeteria workers at an elementary school in Connecticut complained to OSHA after five workers received electrical shocks from a defective steam table. One worker claims to have been fired after refusing to use the table.

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The company faces $163,240 in proposed penalties for seven repeat, 16 serious, and three other-than-serious safety violations.

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Arlington Plating Co. has been cited for 25 violations that area director says, “demonstrates a lack of commitment to employee safety and health.”

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Wire manufacturing plant fined for exposing employees to electrical shock, arc flash, fire, eye and crushing injuries.

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Supervisor was servicing a 480-volt circuit breaker without proper electrical protective equipment. Pure Power Technologies was fined $119,000 by OSHA.

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Train your workers and enhance your awareness on electrical safety.

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Workers get killed when you take shortcuts with your lockout/tagout procedures.

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