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How to conduct electrical hazard risk assessments

By Dennis Neitzel
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Safety assessments of electrical equipment and systems should be a planned and scheduled event to help ensure a safe and reliable electrical system.


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Firefighters helping with “Ice Bucket Challenge” injured by apparent arc flash

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Four firefighters suffered serious burns and electrical shocks last month while participating in a charity fundraising event at a Campbellsville, Kentucky college campus.


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Risky stunts, skydiving and SFX: Movie production safety supervisors

By Phil La Duke
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On February 20 during a camera test for the film, “Midnight Rider,” (a new biopic of Gregg Allman), a freight train slammed into the production crew on a narrow railroad trestle bridge in rural Georgia


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Shock and burn: Electrical safety programs and NFPA 70E compliance can prevent injuries

By Steve Bowers CSP
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OSHA authorized the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, to develop the 70E standard in 1976 due to the sheer numbers of lives lost due to electrocution and arc flash incidents.


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United Airlines cited for exposing workers to electrical, other hazards

Same hazards found in 2011, 2013
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United Airlines Inc. has exposed ground operation workers at the Newark airport to hazardous conditions, prompting OSHA to issue 16 citations and propose penalties of $101,300. The safety violations were found during a January 2014 inspection that is part of an OSHA effort to focus on workplaces with high rates of injuries and illness.


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How snow shovelers were exposed to fall, fire and electrical hazards

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An OSHA investigation initiated in response to a complaint that employees of TLD Ace Corp. were exposed to falls while removing snow from the plant's roof found additional hazards at the facility.


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Lack of machine guarding and eyewash stations found at NY manufacturing co.

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A New York paper manufacturer exposed its workers to falls, electrical hazards and combustible dust, according to OSHA, which has fined Burrows Paper Corp. $298,100 for safety violations found at two of the company’s work sites.


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This article will provide an overview of the three principle types of electrical maintenance hazards


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Analyzing Electrical Hazards in the Workplace

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This article will provide an overview of the three principle types of electrical hazard analysis


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Union complaint leads to $117,000 in fines against Ill. company

Citations issued in August, October and December
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OSHA has cited Arlington Metals Corp. for 38 safety and health violations, which carry proposed penalties of $117,000. The agency initiated a safety and health investigation in June in response to a complaint filed by the United Steel Workers Union alleging unsafe working conditions at the Franklin Park metal strip and coil processing facility.


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