by , on December 12, 2012
Following Hurricane Sandy, here are some good pointers from a Popular Mechanics article on remaining electrically safe following floods: 1. Never go into a flood-damaged basement or a basement filled with water until the utility company, fire department, or a licensed electrician has removed the home’s electrical meter from its socket. 2. Once the building...
by , on November 30, 2012
Several maintenance workers from SP Ausnet in Wodonga were changing a transformer & came into contact with high-voltage power lines, suffering severe electric shock. Find out more from the BorderMail webpage dated 10/24/12.
by , on November 30, 2012
A Boston College electrician was shocked while performing work at Lyons Hall in Newton;  the injuries were non-life-threatening. Getting into the habit of wearing rubber insulating gloves when doing all electrical work prevents almost all these incidents.  What if we had low voltage gloves that were more comfortable, thinner and less costly?  Would workers wear...
by , on November 30, 2012
An unidentified PSE&G lineman, working on a pole damaged from Hurricane Sandy, came into contact with an energized 13,000v line and suffered severe electrical shock.    Three police officers were able to revive the unresponsive utility worker;  his condition and name remain unknown. Find out more from NorthJersey.Com webpage dated 11/5/12.
by , on November 30, 2012
A contractor working in an area not open to the public suffered a fatal shock at the Marks and Spencer store in the Royal Victoria Shopping Centre in Tunbridge Wells, England.  Many workers are affected by electricity.  Some level of electrical safety training should be done with all workers. Read the details from This is...
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