by , on June 23, 2010

These citations most likely relate to NEC wiring issues.  The listed examples are definitely NEC issues.  Maintaining electrical systems is critical to keeping workers safe.  Welding plugs and disconnects in disrepair result in many fatalies annually and more burn and shock injuries.  Following the NEC (NFPA 70) and the NFPA 70E standards put companies in compliance with OSHA standards for electrical safety.

Click here to read the OSHA citations on electrical hazards at the Sneed Shipbuilding site in Texas.

Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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