Many people welcome warmer weather by thoroughly cleaning and organizing their homes. The Electrical Safety Foundation (ESFI) says that provides a handy opportunity for finding and fixing electrical hazards that could threaten the safety of your family.
Repeat violations get Mahle Engine Components SVEP status
March 11, 2013
Workers at an Ohio manufacturing company were exposed to lead, according to OSHA – along with electrical and machine guarding hazards. The OSHA inspection that uncovered those conditions lead to 26 health and safety violations against Mahle Engine Components USA Inc.
The list of New Year’s Resolutions you made (and may still be keeping) probably did not include what the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) says should be a high priority item: being electrically safe in 2013.
More fires occur in December, January and February
January 7, 2013
While a warm home and a hot meal on a cold winter’s day may conjure up thoughts of safety and security, the unfortunate reality is that winter is the leading time of year for home fires in the United States (U.S.). That’s why the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) have teamed up to help prevent home fires in the winter months.
An employer notified of fire hazards in August of 2011 failed to take corrective action, says OSHA – resulting in injuries to two workers. The agency has cited Vann Energy Services LLC in Nixon, Texas with 13 safety and health violations – including two willful and three repeat – for exposing workers to flash fires and other hazards.
Guide covers ways to keep workers safe from electrical hazards
November 21, 2012
Brady has released its new Electrical Product Solutions brochure. The four-page guide identifies trends impacting the industry as well as products and services that help individuals execute successful electrical identification projects.
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual holiday safety campaign to encourage families and communities across the country to Make Safety a Tradition.
Nine violations despite nine months to fix hazards
November 14, 2012
After a follow up inspection to determine if Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries LLC abated the hazards found during the first go-round, OSHA has cited the company for nine – including two repeat – safety violations at its Berlin iron foundry. These carry $56,320 in proposed penalties.