by , on March 6, 2014
Electrician Michael Hemond was electrocuted while working at Richford electrical substation in September of 2006. He remembers looking at a switching component in the facility and then was knocked to the ground. The electrocution resulted in the lose of the lower half of both his legs and various other injuries. Hemond is suing Frontier Communications...
by , on March 5, 2014
NEW SOUTH WALES – WORKCOVER, an online publication of NSW Government, has released an excellent article on the importance of safety when working around electricity and power lines. Citing multiple incidents, including a fatality, the article emphasized the importance that businesses and employees should place on safety in an electrically charged work environment. A recent...
by , on March 4, 2014
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by , on February 27, 2014
Six hundred sixty electrical safety professionals from around the globe gathered in San Diego, CA in February, 2014 for the 21st Annual IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop.  Participants represented a variety of organizations and companies in the electrical engineering field from industry, contractors, DOE, and utilities.  Several countries were represented including Africa, China, India, Canada, USA...
by , on February 26, 2014
By Brad Gradwell The management of arc flash hazards has improved over the past 10 years in the USA through the adoption of safe work practices and personal protective equipment.  However, incidents will continue to occur despite these improvements.  The proceedings of the 2014 IEEE IAS ESW indicate there is an increasing focus on hazard...
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