Energized Guy Wire Causes Electrocution Incident
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Electrical Incidents
Ken Sellars

Energized Guy Wire Causes Electrocution Incident

Two utility workers have died of electrocution because of an energized guy wire. In Orange County, New York, two workers were given the routine job of inspecting guy wires, the…

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Ken Sellars

OSHA Citations against Jersey City Medical Center Upheld

An administrative law judge (ALJ) with the OSHA Review Commission affirmed all citations given to Jersey City Medical Center in 2016. In 2016, OSHA investigated and subsequently issued one willful…

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Ken Sellars

Safety Concerns Surround an Apparent Electrocution in Ohio

Ohio investigators found safety concerns within a week of a worker's fatal injury. Last week, a worker in a bucket truck at the Hawaiian Terrace apartment complex in Mount Airy suffered an…

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OSHA’s Top Ten Violations of 2018

OSHA's latest Top Ten list differs from the previous year in that one often-recurring problem area didn’t make it to the Top Ten: Electrical – Wiring Methods (1910.305). However, Lockout/Tagout…

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