e-Hazard Blog

by , on November 28, 2012
In This Issue Updated 2012 Classes OSHA Fines Burn Up the Myth NFPA 70E Errata 70E-12-1 Arc Test Dates ASTM D1048-12 Standard Alert ASTM Tracking Alert ESW 2013 Registration Race for the Cure Electrical Safety News Train the Trainer Class Sponsor   Revco Industries Sponsor    Youngstown Glove Sponsor  Milliken Amplitude  Sponsor Walls Sponsor Lenzing  Upcoming...
by , on November 28, 2012
Wisconsin Wood Products of Pound, WI, was cited $184.8k by OSHA for alleged health and safety violations, including three repeat safety violations for failing to  periodically inspect energy control procedures and use group lockout devices.  Two other-than-serious safety violations have been cited for using flexible cords instead of fixed wiring and burned damage to metal...
by , on November 28, 2012
Intriguing use of electricity in the medical field…… Scientists have developed underwear with built-in electrodes that deliver small electric shocks to combat bed sores in patients who are in a coma or who have injuries that have immobilised them.   “Smart-e-Pants”, which electrically stimulate the buttock muscles of patients, look like normal boxer shorts and transmit 10-second...
by , on November 28, 2012
Enter the Workplace Safety & Health Challenge to design a tool that demonstrates the importance of recognizing and preventing hazards by helping young workers to understand their rights in the workplace.  A panel of judges that includes Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the co-hosts of the popular Discovery...
by , on November 28, 2012
These are some of the electrical fatalities that have recently occurred & reported as part of: OSHA’s Weekly Fatality/Catastrophe Report dated 8/18/12: 8/9/12: AAA National USA Inc., Atlanta, GA 30303; Worker died after being struck by lightning while collecting his tools from a roof. 8/16/12: Hammett Electric Inc, Wooster, AK 32218; Worker was electrocuted while...
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