Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en Pool Repairman Dies in Suspected Electrocution in Florida http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-repairman-dies-suspected-electrocution-florida <div class="node-body article-body">A pool repairman died from a suspected electrocution this past Monday in Panama City Beach, Florida.</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/pool-repairman-dies-suspected-electrocution-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pool-repairman-dies-suspected-electrocution-florida#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:51:00 +0000 52901 at http://ecmweb.com boggy22/iStock/Thinkstock Sticklers for Safety http://ecmweb.com/safety/sticklers-safety <div class="field-byline"> By Van D. Wilkins, ABM Electrical and Lighting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Significant injury or loss of human life due to insufficient electrical management expertise is every employer’s worst nightmare — and not simply because of the monumental costs involved. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/sticklers-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/sticklers-safety#comments Contractor Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:16:00 +0000 52551 at http://ecmweb.com Pennsylvania Town Closes Pool After Shocks Reported http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pennsylvania-town-closes-pool-after-shocks-reported <div class="node-body article-body">A town in Pennsylvania shut down its pool early last month when a patron reported feeling electrical currents while sitting on the pool deck.</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/pennsylvania-town-closes-pool-after-shocks-reported" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/pennsylvania-town-closes-pool-after-shocks-reported#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 52331 at http://ecmweb.com EarkArk/iStock/Thinkstock Electrical Safety is for Everyone http://ecmweb.com/safety/electrical-safety-everyone <div class="field-byline"> By Dennis K. Neitzel, CPE, AVO Training Institute, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical hazards exist for everyone everywhere — no one is exempt from potential harm. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/electrical-safety-everyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/electrical-safety-everyone#comments Contractor Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:19:00 +0000 52121 at http://ecmweb.com UL Warns of Counterfeit Mark on Photovoltaic Panels http://ecmweb.com/safety/ul-warns-counterfeit-mark-photovoltaic-panels <div class="node-body article-body">UL has issued a notification that a photovoltaic panel bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/ul-warns-counterfeit-mark-photovoltaic-panels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/ul-warns-counterfeit-mark-photovoltaic-panels#comments News Safety Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:47:00 +0000 52111 at http://ecmweb.com Coal Miner Electrocuted at Virginia Mine http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/coal-miner-electrocuted-virginia-mine <div class="node-body article-body">A coal miner was electrocuted last month at Buchanan Mine near Oakwood, Virginia.</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/coal-miner-electrocuted-virginia-mine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/coal-miner-electrocuted-virginia-mine#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:06:00 +0000 52001 at http://ecmweb.com Gudella/iStock/Thinkstock President Obama Issues New Executive Order On Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces http://ecmweb.com/safety/president-obama-issues-new-executive-order-fair-pay-and-safe-workplaces <div class="node-body article-body">President Obama has issued an Executive Order requiring federal contractors to disclose past labor violations. </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/president-obama-issues-new-executive-order-fair-pay-and-safe-workplaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/president-obama-issues-new-executive-order-fair-pay-and-safe-workplaces#comments News Safety Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:52:00 +0000 51961 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Alex Wong/Getty Images 1.5 Million Solar Panel Systems Recalled for Shock, Electrocution or Fire Hazard http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/15-million-solar-panel-systems-recalled-shock-electrocution-or-fire-hazard <div class="node-body article-body">SolarWorld is recalling approximately 1.5 million of its systems due to a possible electric shock, electrocution or fire hazard.</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/15-million-solar-panel-systems-recalled-shock-electrocution-or-fire-hazard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/15-million-solar-panel-systems-recalled-shock-electrocution-or-fire-hazard#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:05:00 +0000 51741 at http://ecmweb.com <p>Improper Bare-Copper Lugs Installed on Roof</p> Electrician Severely Burned at Walmart http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrician-severely-burned-walmart <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician was severely burned from an electrical fire earlier this month at a Graham, Texas, Walmart store.</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/electrician-severely-burned-walmart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/electrician-severely-burned-walmart#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:04:00 +0000 51561 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Ethan Miller/Getty Images What Lies Beneath http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath <div class="field-byline"> By Matthew Halverson, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electric shock drowning is an unseen danger in marinas and boatyards, but new legislation is beginning to turn the tide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/what-lies-beneath#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design Silver Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:06:00 +0000 51231 at http://ecmweb.com