Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en OSHA Cites Ohio Lowe's for Repeat Electrical Hazards http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-cites-ohio-lowes-repeat-electrical-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">Popular home improvement chain Lowe's Cos. Inc. has been cited for five repeat and one serious safety violation for exposing workers to electrical hazards and failing to provide information on respiratory protection to employees at its Zanesville, Ohio, store. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-cites-ohio-lowes-repeat-electrical-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/osha-cites-ohio-lowes-repeat-electrical-hazards#comments Accidents & Investigations News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 50311 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Scott Olson/Getty Images LED Bulbs Recalled Due to Risk of Injury and Burn Hazards http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/led-bulbs-recalled-due-risk-injury-and-burn-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">Halco has recalled LED bulbs that can overheat and fall onto consumers below, posing impact and burn hazards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/led-bulbs-recalled-due-risk-injury-and-burn-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/led-bulbs-recalled-due-risk-injury-and-burn-hazards#comments Fire & Security Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:07:00 +0000 50241 at http://ecmweb.com OSHA Issues Interim Enforcement Policy on Electric Power Generation Rule http://ecmweb.com/safety/osha-issues-interim-enforcement-policy-electric-power-generation-rule <div class="node-body article-body">OSHA has implemented an interim enforcement policy for the new final rule on Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment, which becomes effective on July 10, 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/osha-issues-interim-enforcement-policy-electric-power-generation-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/osha-issues-interim-enforcement-policy-electric-power-generation-rule#comments News Safety Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:06:00 +0000 49561 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Getty Images How to Reduce Electrical Hazards in the Workplace http://ecmweb.com/safety/how-reduce-electrical-hazards-workplace <div class="field-byline"> By Palmer Hickman, National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since it was enacted, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) has required, in part, that employers provide a workplace free from recognized hazards. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/how-reduce-electrical-hazards-workplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/how-reduce-electrical-hazards-workplace#comments Contractor Safety Silver Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:48:00 +0000 48941 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Floating Neutral http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-floating-neutral <div class="field-byline"> By Bruce W. Crowly, P.E., C.F.E.I., B.C. Engineering Services, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When the lights flicker for a split second, most people don’t read too much into it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-floating-neutral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-floating-neutral#comments Accidents & Investigations Fire & Security Silver Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:06:00 +0000 48841 at http://ecmweb.com Swimmers Report Shock in Lake of the Ozarks Cove http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/swimmers-report-shock-lake-ozarks-cove <div class="node-body article-body">People swimming near a dock on July 4 reported feeling a shock in the water at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. </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/swimmers-report-shock-lake-ozarks-cove" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/swimmers-report-shock-lake-ozarks-cove#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 49091 at http://ecmweb.com TLD Ace Corp. Cited for Exposing Workers to Electrical Hazards http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/tld-ace-corp-cited-exposing-workers-electrical-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">An inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found that workers at the TLD Ace Corp. manufacturing plant in Windsor were exposed to potential falls, burns and electric shock due to missing or inadequate safeguards at the company's manufacturing plant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/tld-ace-corp-cited-exposing-workers-electrical-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/tld-ace-corp-cited-exposing-workers-electrical-hazards#comments Accidents & Investigations News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:21:00 +0000 48961 at http://ecmweb.com TLD Group Florida TV Report on Pool Shocks Leads to Safety Laws, Inspections http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/florida-tv-report-pool-shocks-leads-safety-laws-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">The Miami-Dade Commission has introduced an ordinance to reduce the number of pool electrocutions after reports of four children shocked in pools earlier this year.</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/florida-tv-report-pool-shocks-leads-safety-laws-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/florida-tv-report-pool-shocks-leads-safety-laws-inspections#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 48701 at http://ecmweb.com OSHA Announces Summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Delaware http://ecmweb.com/safety/osha-announces-summer-construction-incident-prevention-initiative-delaware <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a "Construction Incident Prevention Initiative" campaign this summer to curb construction fatalities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/osha-announces-summer-construction-incident-prevention-initiative-delaware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/osha-announces-summer-construction-incident-prevention-initiative-delaware#comments News Safety Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:28:00 +0000 48641 at http://ecmweb.com Copyright Joe Raedle/Getty Images Contractor Electrocuted on Gas Station Roof in Florida http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-gas-station-roof-florida <div class="node-body article-body">A contractor working on a lighting system on the roof of a gas station was electrocuted this week in 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/contractor-electrocuted-gas-station-roof-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-gas-station-roof-florida#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 48371 at http://ecmweb.com