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Workers Help Save Life of Shock Victim

A local firefighter, state trooper, and three workers helped save a man's life. The recent incident occurred at Wixom Lake in Michigan. A crane operated by workers from Gerace Construction…

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Ken Sellars

Lack of Grounding Caused Two Electrocution Deaths

A lack of grounding caused a bridge to become energized on the property of a water system plant site. In April 2019, two teens jumped into a canal in Dixon,…

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NFPA 70E Workshops Cancelled Through May

In order to promote the safety and health of all involved, the workshops scheduled for April and May have been cancelled. As of this writing, those workshops are cancelled. The…

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Hugh Hoagland

Electrical Deaths Since August Spur MSHA to Issue Safety Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has put out a safety alert based on recent electrocutions in the mining industry. Three fatalities by electrocution have occurred since August 7,…

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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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