e-Hazard Blog

by , on November 12, 2010
OSHA has levied a $274K fine on an IL company for failure to protect workers from electric shock hazards, and more.  Three willful violations were cited, including violations for failing to properly lock out/tag out electrical equipment for maintenance and sanitation. A willful violation is one committed with intentional, knowing or voluntary disregard for the...
by , on November 11, 2010
We have updated our arc flash best practices information.  Read the article below at OH&S Online Occupational Health & Safety Magazine. Click here for more information on Arc Flash Label Best Practices
by , on November 11, 2010
OSHA has issued 5 citations and levied $10,875 in fines on  a Graniteville, SC company following  an investigation of an arc flash incident that resulted in second degree burns to three employees. The accident occurred when an employee was installing new wire conduit and breakers into a 480 V breaker box. The panel did not...
by , on November 7, 2010
AFB personnel suffered mild burns to the R hand and arm following an arc flash incident at Tyndall AFB.  The crew was adding an electrical quick connect to an existing panel  for generator hook up when the arc flash occured. Click here for more information on the Tyndall AFB arc flash incident
by , on November 6, 2010
A retired electrician, who continued to help his prior employer during busy times, died after spending 8 weeks in a burn unit following an electrical arc accident.  He was severely burned in an explosion that occured as he was doing electrical work to repair the lamps that illuminated the front entrance of an office building. ...
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