Safety en Transformer Installation Safety, Part 2 <div class="node-body article-body">Installing a small transformer overhead is more dangerous than it looks. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 146561 at deepreal/iStock/Thinkstock The Case of the Air & Vacuum Machine Electrocution <div class="node-body article-body">A young man relaxing with coworkers outside of a convenience store could not have predicted the fate that awaited him</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Accidents & Investigations Silver Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 146451 at Everything You Should Know About Safety Boots Standards <div class="node-body article-body">Before you purchase a new pair of safety boots, it’s very important that you check the safety markings and signs on the boots. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PPE Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:08:00 +0000 146351 at TIA Related to Lighting Loads Issued <div class="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) Log #1262 to NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, 2017 edition, revises Sec. 220.12, Exception No. 2. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEC Safety Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 146301 at Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Thinkstock House Overturns OSHA’s 2015 Recordkeeping Amendment <div class="node-body article-body">A new resolution passed by the U.S. House of Representatives would block OSHA’s 'Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.'</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:28:00 +0000 146231 at bruev/iStock/Thinkstock Family Sues Electricians for Ladder Falling on Worker <div class="node-body article-body">A New Orleans couple is suing electricians, alleging their negligence caused a ladder to fall on the husband while he was at a work site.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Accidents & Investigations Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:27:00 +0000 146091 at Thinkstock MBTA Electricians Resuscitate Collapsed Man at Station <div class="node-body article-body">Three electricians from MBTA, Boston's transportation system, and a physician assistant rushed to save a man.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health & Wellness Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:58:00 +0000 146061 at Matthew G. Bisanz [GFDL (, CC BY-SA 3.0 (, GPL (, LGPL ( or FAL], via Wikimedia Commons Transformer Installation Safety, Part 1 <div class="node-body article-body">Your first step in transformer safety: methodically evaluate the work area for safety issues</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 145991 at AleksVF/iStock/Thinkstock Alcoa Employee Injured in Electrical Arc Incident <div class="node-body article-body">An Alcoa employee was injured from an electrical arc late last month.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shock & Electrocution Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:08:00 +0000 145941 at iStock/Thinkstock Fire Caused by Homemade Electrical Panel at Home with Pot Grow <div class="node-body article-body">A homemade electrical panel started a fire in a home in Bellevue, Wash., earlier this week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire & Security Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0000 145721 at pkripper503/iStock/Thinkstock