How to Prevent Utility Worker Electrical Fatalities
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2011 and 2021, there were 1,617 electrical fatalities that occurred on the job. Many of these fatalities occurred from either contact with overhead power lines or from accidental contact with electricity., A total of 131 of these fatalities occurred in the trade, transportations, and utilities industry.
This webinar will look at the electrical fatalities that occurred between 2011 and 2021 to understand which occupations are more likely to be involved in electrical fatality, the action that led to the fatality, the source of the electrical fatality, and what can be done to prevent utility worker electrical fatalities.
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DATE: August 3, 2023
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT
Electrical Safety Foundation International
Brett Brenner is the President of the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), the premier non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace. Over the past 16 years, Mr. Brenner has developed aggressive marketing and awareness campaigns to advance electrical safety. Such success have established ESFI as the primary source for unbiased electrical safety information to reduce electrically related deaths, injuries, and property losses.
Mr. Brenner is a graduate of Radford University and is active in many professional organizations promoting public safety, including the National Fire Protection Association’s Educational Messages Advisory Council and the Underwriter’s Laboratories Consumer Advisory Council.
Electrical Safety Foundation International
Daniel Majano is the Program Manager at the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI). Since 2014, Mr. Majano has developed, and managed programs dedicated to the advancement of electrical safety to prevent electrically related injuries, deaths, and property damage in both workplace and residential settings. Mr. Majano has led ESFI’s effort to compile workplace and residential electrical safety data to guide ESFI’s awareness materials. Mr. Majano is a graduate of George Mason University.
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National Fire Protection Association
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Duration: 1 Hour