Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en New Suit Filed in 2013 Electrocution of 11-Year-Old Girl in North Carolina http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/new-suit-filed-2013-electrocution-11-year-old-girl-north-carolina <div class="node-body article-body">Attorneys representing the city of Lexington, North Carolina, filed suite against a swim club and two other parties in the electrocution of an 11-year-old girl.</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/new-suit-filed-2013-electrocution-11-year-old-girl-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/new-suit-filed-2013-electrocution-11-year-old-girl-north-carolina#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:57:00 +0000 56781 at http://ecmweb.com Nissin Brake Georgia, Inc. Cited for Serious Safety Violations http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/nissin-brake-georgia-inc-cited-serious-safety-violations <div class="node-body article-body">Nissin Brake Georgia, Inc. was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 11 safety and health violations following a June 2014 inspection at the manufacturer's Rock Spring facility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/nissin-brake-georgia-inc-cited-serious-safety-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/nissin-brake-georgia-inc-cited-serious-safety-violations#comments Accidents & Investigations Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:06:00 +0000 56711 at http://ecmweb.com AGE Industries in Arkansas Cited for Exposing Workers to Shock Hazards http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/age-industries-arkansas-cited-exposing-workers-shock-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">For exposing workers to struck-by, amputation and electric shock hazards, custom design and packaging manufacturer AGE Industries Ltd. is being cited for 14 safety violations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/age-industries-arkansas-cited-exposing-workers-shock-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/age-industries-arkansas-cited-exposing-workers-shock-hazards#comments Shock & Electrocution News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 56621 at http://ecmweb.com Holder Construction and OSHA Partner to Protect Workers on Data Center Project http://ecmweb.com/health-wellness/holder-construction-and-osha-partner-protect-workers-data-center-project <div class="node-body article-body">Holder Construction Co. and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have established a strategic partnership to protect and educate workers on construction hazards during the building of the DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/health-wellness/holder-construction-and-osha-partner-protect-workers-data-center-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/health-wellness/holder-construction-and-osha-partner-protect-workers-data-center-project#comments Health & Wellness News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:00 +0000 56571 at http://ecmweb.com 5 Ways Contractors Can Manage Risk More Effectively http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-ways-contractors-can-manage-risk-more-effectively <div class="node-body gallery-body">When it comes to risk management on construction projects, what are you doing wrong?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-ways-contractors-can-manage-risk-more-effectively" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/5-ways-contractors-can-manage-risk-more-effectively#comments Contractor Safety Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:59:00 +0000 56341 at http://ecmweb.com Conducting Industrial Electrical Safety Compliance Assessments http://ecmweb.com/safety/conducting-industrial-electrical-safety-compliance-assessments <div class="node-body article-body">Based on the ongoing evaluation of work sites in its Enforcement Programs, State-Operated Consultation Programs, and Voluntary Protection Programs (VPPs), OSHA has established a direct correlation between effective management of worker safety and health protection and the incidence and severity of employee injuries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/conducting-industrial-electrical-safety-compliance-assessments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/conducting-industrial-electrical-safety-compliance-assessments#comments Safety Silver Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:39:00 +0000 55981 at http://ecmweb.com Plant Worker Electrocuted in Missouri http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/plant-worker-electrocuted-missouri <div class="node-body article-body">A Ferro Magnetic Corp. employee was electrocuted last week at the Bridgeton, Mo., plant.</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/plant-worker-electrocuted-missouri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/plant-worker-electrocuted-missouri#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:22:00 +0000 56111 at http://ecmweb.com ESFI Recognizes Safety Leaders http://ecmweb.com/safety/esfi-recognizes-safety-leaders <div class="node-body article-body">The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) has announced the recipients of its two annual awards that recognize leaders in electrical safety. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/esfi-recognizes-safety-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/esfi-recognizes-safety-leaders#comments News Safety Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:37:00 +0000 56011 at http://ecmweb.com Elnur/iStock/Thinkstock Electrician Sues GE After Suffering Severe Burns from Drive http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-sues-ge-after-suffering-severe-burns-drive <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician is suing General Electric and ICR Engineering after he suffered serious burns from a defect in a GE product. </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/arc-flash/electrician-sues-ge-after-suffering-severe-burns-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-sues-ge-after-suffering-severe-burns-drive#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:10:00 +0000 56001 at http://ecmweb.com Guide Helps Companies Develop Electrical Safety Program http://ecmweb.com/safety/guide-helps-companies-develop-electrical-safety-program <div class="node-body article-body">Enform in Canada has announced a new guideline and safety resource for managing electrical safety, "Electrical Safety: A Program Development Guide." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/guide-helps-companies-develop-electrical-safety-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/guide-helps-companies-develop-electrical-safety-program#comments News Safety Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:12:00 +0000 55781 at http://ecmweb.com Devonyu/iStock/Thinkstock