Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en Feed Mill Asks that Jury Award Against City Be Reinstated http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/feed-mill-asks-jury-award-against-city-be-reinstated <div class="node-body article-body">A feed mill business in Bowling Green, Kentucky, has requested that the Kentucky Supreme Court to reinstate a $970,000 jury award from a civil lawsuit against the city.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/feed-mill-asks-jury-award-against-city-be-reinstated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/feed-mill-asks-jury-award-against-city-be-reinstated#comments Accidents & Investigations Around the Circuit Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:06:00 +0000 107011 at http://ecmweb.com Creatas/Creatas/Thinkstock Supreme Court Rejects Appeals by Government Contractors http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/supreme-court-rejects-appeals-government-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">A lawsuit filed by the family of a U.S. Staff Sergeant has been allowed to go forward by the U.S. Supreme Court.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/supreme-court-rejects-appeals-government-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/supreme-court-rejects-appeals-government-contractors#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:16:00 +0000 106971 at http://ecmweb.com fstockfoto/iStock/Thinkstock Electrical Fire Kills Park Animals http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-kills-park-animals <div class="node-body article-body">More than a dozen animals at an animal park in South Carolina died as a result of an electrical fire last week.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-kills-park-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrical-fire-kills-park-animals#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:03:00 +0000 106651 at http://ecmweb.com Idiots on Ladders Run Rampant http://ecmweb.com/safety/idiots-ladders-run-rampant <div class="node-body article-body">The wait is over, and the winner has been crowned. After receiving more entries than ever before, the Ladder Association’s annual “Idiots on Ladders” contest revealed its “biggest idiot on a ladder,” according to a special report by EHS Today, a sister publication to EC&M.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/idiots-ladders-run-rampant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/idiots-ladders-run-rampant#comments Contractor Safety Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:30:00 +0000 106621 at http://ecmweb.com OSHA Revises Recordkeeping Rule http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-revises-recordkeeping-rule <div class="node-body article-body">The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's revised recordkeeping rule includes two key changes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-revises-recordkeeping-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-revises-recordkeeping-rule#comments Accidents & Investigations News Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:04:00 +0000 106431 at http://ecmweb.com Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock Exposing Workers to Electrical Shock Yields Fines of $66,400 for Texas Manufacturer http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/exposing-workers-electrical-shock-yields-fines-66400-texas-manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body">Twice in 18 months, C & H Die Casting, Inc. has exposed workers to safety hazards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/exposing-workers-electrical-shock-yields-fines-66400-texas-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/exposing-workers-electrical-shock-yields-fines-66400-texas-manufacturer#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution News Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:48:00 +0000 106161 at http://ecmweb.com Fire in Portland Started in Electrical Vault http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-portland-started-electrical-vault <div class="node-body article-body">An electrical fire in a condo tower in downtown Portland, Ore., caused $100,00 worth of damage last month.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-portland-started-electrical-vault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-portland-started-electrical-vault#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:57:00 +0000 106071 at http://ecmweb.com Portland Fire and Rescue County Board in Iowa Discusses Electrical Inspection Options http://ecmweb.com/safety/county-board-iowa-discusses-electrical-inspection-options <div class="node-body article-body">The Muscatine County, Iowa, Board of Supervisors is trying to figure out how to handle electrical inspections in its unincorporated areas.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/county-board-iowa-discusses-electrical-inspection-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/county-board-iowa-discusses-electrical-inspection-options#comments Around the Circuit Safety Fri, 02 Jan 2015 19:40:00 +0000 105671 at http://ecmweb.com kadmy/iStock/Thinkstock OSHA Cites Basic Grain Products After 2 Workers Injured at Ohio Rice Cake Plant http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-cites-basic-grain-products-after-2-workers-injured-ohio-rice-cake-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that a 20-year employee was injured while he performed service work on an electrical panel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-cites-basic-grain-products-after-2-workers-injured-ohio-rice-cake-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-cites-basic-grain-products-after-2-workers-injured-ohio-rice-cake-plan#comments Accidents & Investigations News Tue, 30 Dec 2014 16:35:00 +0000 105521 at http://ecmweb.com Schneider Electric Recalls Circuit Breakers Due to Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/schneider-electric-recalls-circuit-breakers-due-fire-burn-shock-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider Electric is recalling about 62,500 PowerPact J-frame molded case circuit breakers with thermal-magnetic trip units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/schneider-electric-recalls-circuit-breakers-due-fire-burn-shock-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/schneider-electric-recalls-circuit-breakers-due-fire-burn-shock-hazards#comments Shock & Electrocution News Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:39:00 +0000 58281 at http://ecmweb.com