by , on September 13, 2010
Two electricians, a 72 year old grandfather (subcontracting for his old company) working with his 22 year old grandson were burned seriously enough to be entered into a burn unit knocking out power to a senior citizen’s highrise. I troubled me a bit that the article and the follow up focused more on the inconvenience...
by , on September 13, 2010
The misuse of electrical outlets is very common and can lead to fires and shock.  In this case, OSHA maintains that they had cited the company and they did not correct the problem.  So they now face a larger fine for failure to abate.  The NEC (NFPA 70) is law in most states and has...
by , on September 13, 2010
The total citation was for $156K but most was for LOTO and electrical safety.  Remember electrical safety accounts for close to 300 fatalities every year and probably more than 10 times that many permanent disabilities (if electrical safety statistics on fatalities vs. permanent disabilities hold). Click here to read the OSHA Press Release on Bridon...
by , on September 13, 2010
So has OSHA finished the run against the USPS on electrical safety?  This site received much less focus on electrical in the press release. Click here to read the OSHA Press Release on Kansas City Postal Facility Fines
by , on September 4, 2010
From the news article most of these electrical citations appear to be NEC related rather than NFPA 70E related. Click here to read the US Salt Fine Article.