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by , on June 10, 2014
In April, two men died after the bucket truck they were working in tipped over while they were  more than 100 feet in the air . The accident occurred at Cape Cod Aggregates Corp. The men were reportedly working for a contractor for an NStar utility project. They were apparently working underneath high tension power...
by , on June 6, 2014
Having trouble viewing this email?Click here June 2014 OSHA 1910.269 side-by-side comparison for upcoming changes   e-Hazard has put together a side-by-side comparison table of the new OSHA standard 1910.269 (July 10, 2014) with the previous version. Changes and variations are illustrated with highlights. This valuable tool will help you stay current on the latest...
by , on June 5, 2014
An electrician was burned by an apparent arc flash while working on the main electrical box at a Windmill Farms grocery store in the Del Cerro neighborhood of San Diego in March 3, 2014. The explosion, thought to have originated in the meat department, caused enough damage to merit the store to close for several days....
by , on May 30, 2014
Hugh Hoagland to speak at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014. The theme of the conference is “Electricity and safety in the  21st century” Hoagland will be presenting a paper at the conference entitled:  Arc Flash Standards Testing Update: Practical Lessons and the Future. August 24-27, 2014 Frankfurt, Germany More information...
by , on May 21, 2014
ABSTRACT:  In a world of ever changing safety technology and protection needs, choosing and understanding the standards and testing behind Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can be an overwhelming task. This article is aimed to help you understand the different levels of compliance described by the newly released ANSI 125-2014 standard. One of Ronald Reagan’s favorite...
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