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by , on November 30, 2010
The Cleveland Ohio company was fined $149K and was issued willful citations for failing to establish lockout/tagout procedures of energy sources, failing to train workers on recognizing hazardous energy sources and failing require workers to lock out machinery while performing maintenance. Click here to read more about the $145K OSHA fine for lack of hazardous...
by , on November 30, 2010
A 29 year old lineman remains in stable but critical condition following an electrical shock sustained when he made contact with a truck that had been energized.  The lineman was standing on the ground and received an unknown amount of electricity. Click here to read more about the Gainesville Electric Shock Incident
by , on November 30, 2010
After practicing the piano for 7 hours a day for the past 5 years, a 23 year-old who lost his arms in an electrical accident 10 years ago, won  “China’s Got Talent”.  The pianist learned to play the piano with his feet.  He is scheduled to travel to Las Vegas to perform in the Got Talent...
by , on November 28, 2010
In This Issue IEEE/IAS 2011 Electrical Safety Workshop Arc Flash Tour part of ESW 2011 in Toronto Survey: Glove Survey Results Survey: What HRC’s do you use in house? NEW ASTM Standards NFPA 70E ROC Webinar Burn Up the Myth: Arc Flash Hood Hygiene OSHA Fines this Month Barcelona, Spain Arc Flash Seminar 7 Electrical...
by , on November 12, 2010
I get this question a lot. Is there a belt on the market which is dielectric? These may not be perfect but there is no metal exposed in normal wearing condition. One arc resistant belt you can order directly is the Arc Belt. The other 2 are available through Amazon.
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