e-Hazard Blog

by , on October 11, 2012
An employee of Excel Energy suffered severe electrical shock while working on electrical equipment in or around a transformer box in Grand Forks, ND. Read the article & watch the video from WDAZ Television 8 website dated 10/10/12. 
by , on October 11, 2012
In a Kimberly-Clark Professional survey released 10/9/12, 82% of safety professionals said they had observed workers in their organizations failing to wear required PPE during the past year. Respondents also cited compliance as the top workplace safety issue in their facilities—further underscoring the significance of these findings.    More than half of the safety professionals surveyed attributed...
by , on October 10, 2012
Three NV Energy employees were working on an electrical box when it exploded, sending one of the employees to the hospital with burns.  This is a definite arc flash.  Fortunately this company is in arc rated garments and follow NESC to provide protection to their workers. Read more from Fox5 KVVU-TV website dated 9/29/12. Find...
by , on October 10, 2012
A city employee of Huntington, WV, was involved in an arc flash incident at the Four Pole Creek pumping station, receiving burns to his face and hands. Read more from the Herald-Dispatch dated 10/2/12.
by , on October 10, 2012
Halcon Resources Corp. of Electra, TX, was cited $189k by OSHA for safety violations following the death of an employee who came into contact with energized electrical parts and was electrocuted while working to restore power to a pumping station.  Willful violations included failing to provide training on safe work practices and to provide electrical protective...
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