Electrical Safety

News & Articles

  • Indiana OSHA to Investigate Incident at DeKalb County Factory

    Indiana OSHA will investigate an incident that occurred last week in which a worker was injured while working on a piece of machinery. As of Friday, he was in critical condition.

  • Electrical Safety PPE Market to Surpass $20 Billion by 2025

    The Electrical Safety PPE Market size is expected to surpass USD 20 billion, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. A focus on overall superior workplace safety will drive the market growth.

  • OSHA Cites Illinois Metal Treating Company For 21 Violations

    After two employees suffered electrical shock injuries while cleaning a metal tank, the agency found that the company did not use proper electrical safety work practices.

  • IEEE Launching 14 New Open Access Journals

    The journals span a wide range of technologies, including telecommunications, computing, biomedical engineering, automotive technology, signal processing, industry applications, and power and energy. They will begin accepting submissions in fall 2019 and publish their first articles in early 2020.

  • ALJ Upholds Citations Against Jersey City Medical Center

    OSHA issued citations for one willful and four serious safety violations against the medical center for electrical hazards after a maintenance worker received an electrical shock and fell from a ladder while changing an overhead ballast in a light fixture in June 2016. He died a month later.

  • OSHA in Safety Partnership at Montana Hospital Project

    The goal of the partnership is to prevent injuries and exposure to hazards during construction of the 110,500-square-foot addition. The project includes three buildings, an intensive care unit, a patient care tower, and administrative departments.




  • New Features in the 2017 National Electrical Code® Handbook

    The 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code® Handbook is now available! Take a look at the brief walk-through in this December 2016 NFPA video, which highlights the new features of this edition.

  • Anti Fog Face Shield Testing Revised

    Hugh Hoagland and his team from e-Hazard went to Louisville Processing and Cold Storage to conduct a series of experiments on anti-fogging technologies in face shields. The experiments were conducted in the facility's Cold Room, a controlled environment of -13 degrees Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius). The experiments shown in this May 2016 video were a simulation of workers using Personal Protective Equipment for arc flash protection in an extreme cold work environment. http://e-hazard.com

  • What are Tamper Resistant Receptacles?

    Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) resemble regular receptacles but they’re so much more. In fact, they provide a permanent solution to childhood electrical shock cause by tampering with electrical outlets. TRRs feature built in safety shutters that block foreign objects from being inserted into the receptacle and avoiding contact with electrical current.