e-Hazard Blog

by , on April 23, 2012
Republic Steel of Canton, OH, reached a settlement with OSHA to pay $235k in fines,  hire full-time health and safety managers, and improve safety training for workers at its steel mills in federal OSHA’s jurisdiction. The safety and health managers to be hired at each mill will have the authority to suspend work until a safety...
by , on April 23, 2012
Several electricians received burns from an arc flash when working on an electrical box at a Best Buy in Niles, IL. Click here to read the article dated 4/12/12.
by , on April 23, 2012
Don Park USA LP of Conley, GA, was cited for safety & health violations, including:  repeat safety violations involving failure to develop specific energy control procedures that are required to be used when employees perform equipment maintenance, and protect employees from exposure to live electrical parts;  serious safety violations involving failure to train employees required...
by , on April 23, 2012
An employee of Florida’s Suwanee Valley Electric Cooperative suffered electrical burns when coming into contact with energized equipment while changing a transformer. Click here to read the article dated 4/18/12.  
by , on April 23, 2012
To prevent workers from being in the direct blast zone, a new racking device was developed by PG&E to remotely roll in/rack-out the high voltage circuit breakers from outside of the building.  PG&E developed the safety improvement in order to prevent injury and eliminate the safety hazard. Click here to read the article and watch...
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