e-Hazard Blog

by , on July 18, 2012
The owner of Hickey Tree Service of West Gardiner, ME, was killed instantly when the boom in which he was working to clear vegetation came into contact with a live utility line.  Comment by another tree service owner whose father worked for a national tree service company in the 1980’s that did a study on...
by , on July 18, 2012
An employee of JCR, an electrical utility contract company for Public Service Co. of New Hampshire, received 2nd and 3rd degree burns when an arc flash occurred while he was working in a bucket truck moving power from an older to newer utility pole.  The subsequent power outage caused loss of power to 1100 downtown...
by , on July 18, 2012
An electrical maintenance employee of  ThyssenKrupp Steel of Mobile, AL, was injured in an electrical arc incident. Click here to read the al.com article from June 26, 2012, or from Fox10tv.com.  
by , on June 29, 2012
In This Issue Updated 2012 Classes May Survey Results June Survey Question OSHA Fines this Month Q&A: Medical Alert Bracelets Arc Test Dates Electrical Safety News Arc Flash Study Training Z462 Comparisons Safety Article F1891-12 Available LV 2012 Video Testimony 2012 NFPA 70E Changes Video Team Members Q&A: HRC 2 – 8 cal/cm2 – Annex...
by , on June 21, 2012
Raani Corp of Bedford Park, IL, a manufacturer of health-care items, over-the-counter pharmaceuticals and household and salon products, was cited for 14 safety violations, including 6 willful violations.  An employee suffered severe chemical burns in Nov 2011, with an investigation determining that the company failed to call 911 to seek medical treatment and neglected to wash...
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