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by , on September 27, 2011
In This Issue August Survey Results: Energized Work Permit September Survey: Electrical Safety Program ASTM Standards News ICUEE Article: 5 PPE Challenges from 2012 Standards OSHA Cranes & Derricks Settlement Publish date of NFPA 70E 2012 OSHA Fines this Month Webinar: Arc PPE Changes in NESC and NFPA 70E for 2012 Continuing Education Credits Burn...
by , on September 19, 2011
The Verizon Lineman was working on a utility pole from a bucket when he came into contact with power lines and was electrocuted.  Emergency services responded but the lineman suffered severe burns and was pronounced dead at the scene.  An investigation is underway. Click here to read more about Lineman Electrocution
by , on September 2, 2011
The  incident took place as utility  personnel were concluding their hour-long high-voltage safety demonstration that was presented to city police, firefighters, office staff and public works personnel. The injured worker was disconnecting wires from a power source when the arc flash occurred.  His helmet was blackened on one side and his safety gloves were still on....
by , on September 2, 2011
While OSHA does not  have authority over the working conditions of military personnel, it does for civilian employees and contractors who work on military installations.  Violations included a lack of protective equipment available for workers who work on electrical panels.  OSHA has no authority over military bases but they will often invite OSHA to consult and provide...
by , on August 30, 2011
The utility worker was  electrocuted  while working on  power line from a power pole. Co-workers witnessed the incident and lowered the man to the ground in his safety harness. First aid was administered and emergency medical personnel were called. The man was transported to the hospital by ambulance and died at the hospital later that...
by , on August 29, 2011
In This Issue July Survey Results: Glove Use ASTM Standards News Survey: Energized Work Permit 2011 Energy & Power Distribution Conference Publish date of NFPA 70E 2012 OSHA Fines this Month New Electrical Safety Articles & Video 7 Habits DVD Update Oct 2011 Arc Test Dates News This Month Sponsor Sponsor e-Hazard Trainer Speaking Events...
by , on August 26, 2011
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by , on August 26, 2011
Here is the link to the direct page you can purchase it from NFPA.  It is about 2 months earlier than they had promised. Click here to purchase NFPA 70E 2012 Electrical Safety in the Workplace from NFPA.
by , on August 15, 2011
Violations included exposing workers to electrical hazards by requiring them to climb a ladder and reach over with a wooden pole in order to use disconnect switches for battery chargers. Click here to read more about USPS OSHA Fine in West Palm Beach
by , on August 10, 2011
The office of Mine Health Safety and Training reports that the 43 year-old miner came in contact with an energized electrical circuit at the Silver Oak Mine in Boone County. He suffered first, second and third degree burns on his upper body and is in critical but stable condition in a burn unit.  The cause of...
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