electrical safety

ESFI Launches 2023 National Electrical Safety Month Campaign

By |2023-04-26T17:45:13+00:00April 26th, 2023|Electrical Safety|

ARLINGTON, VA. (April 26, 2023) — May is National Electrical Safety Month, and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual effort to help reduce electrically related fatalities, injuries, and property loss. To kick off the campaign, ESFI is releasing this year’s materials, which explain how the rapid advancements in emerging technology, most

Preventing Caught-in/Between Hazards in March

By |2023-02-24T15:59:13+00:00February 24th, 2023|Electrical Safety, IEC National|

Caught-in/between injuries result when a worker gets squeezed, caught, crushed, pinched, or compressed between two or more objects or parts of an object. One of the Focus Four Hazards, fatalities and injuries are due to insufficient safety measures when working around or in excavation sites. In 2019, caught-in/between incidents accounted for 5.4% of all fatalities

Preventing Electrocutions is Top Priority for February

By |2023-02-06T19:36:57+00:00January 27th, 2023|Electrical Safety, IEC National|

Electricity has long been recognized as a serious workplace hazard and electrical construction is recognized as a high-risk trade. Electrocution results when a person is exposed to a lethal amount of electrical energy. Exposure to electricity can also cause burns, shocks, arc flash/arc blasts, fire, explosions, and falls. Damaged tools and equipment, contact with overhead


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