by , on January 22, 2014

In an article from The Pueblo Chiefton, Black Hills Energy is reportedly appealing the $75,000 fine OSHA is reported to have issued to them. The company is under investigation  for an incident involving company workers being exposed to serious shock dangers from power lines during repairs from a thunderstorm. A worker suffered serious electrocution injuries.  Training on NESC and OSHA 1910.269 normally covers these types of electrical safety hazards in utility construction and maintenance work.

Read more in The Pueblo Chieftain | Utility to appeal fine.

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