OSHA’s Weekly Summary of Fatalities includes several electrical incidents:
5/25/12: Delsignore Blacktop Paving Inc., East Greenbush, NY 12061; Worker lowering a tall light mast used to illuminate large areas was electrocuted when the light fixture touched a power line.
5/25/12: Ocala Electric Utility, Ocala, FL 34482; Worker was electrocuted while repairing a damaged transmission line.
5/30/12: Lex Electric Company Inc., Philadelphia, PA 19063 ; Worker was performing electrical work and fell from a ladder.
5/31/12: Nelson Tree Service Inc., Youngtown, OH 44501; Worker clearing trees from power lines died after falling 45 feet.
5/31/12: Steel Structures Inc., Wausau, WI 54401; Worker standing inside a forklift bucket to change a ceiling light was killed when the forklift rolled, causing him to fall to the floor.
6/1/12: Waukesha Electric Systems Inc., Goldsboro, NC 27530; Worker died from electrical burns received while testing a transformer.