Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en 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 The Case of the Multimeter Meltdown http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-multimeter-meltdown <div class="field-byline"> By Lawrence V. Hmurcik, P.E., Ph.D., and Sarosh H. Patel, Ph.D., Lawrence Hmurcik, LLC </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For a master electrician and his two assistants, working at a large food warehouse proved to present continuous challenges.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-multimeter-meltdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-multimeter-meltdown#comments Accidents & Investigations Silver Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:06:00 +0000 51221 at http://ecmweb.com Shock Hazards in the Water http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water <div class="node-body blog-body">How to reduce the hazards of electric shock drowning near boatyards and marinas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-viewpoint">Industry Viewpoint</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/shock-hazards-water#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Contractor Design Safety Silver Industry Viewpoint Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:51:00 +0000 51211 at http://ecmweb.com Seven Things You Can Do to Prevent Heat-Related Illness http://ecmweb.com/galleries/seven-things-you-can-do-prevent-heat-related-illness <div class="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Although staying out of the sun is preferable, workers who can't avoid it must take the necessary precautions to reduce heat-related illness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/galleries/seven-things-you-can-do-prevent-heat-related-illness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/galleries/seven-things-you-can-do-prevent-heat-related-illness#comments Galleries Contractor Safety Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:43:00 +0000 51161 at http://ecmweb.com Dorm Building Fire Originates in Electrical Vault http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dorm-building-fire-originates-electrical-vault <div class="node-body article-body">Fire crews extinguished an electrical vault fire in a faculty and staff dorm at the University of Chicago yesterday. </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/dorm-building-fire-originates-electrical-vault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/dorm-building-fire-originates-electrical-vault#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:00:00 +0000 51111 at http://ecmweb.com Children Shocked in Public Pool in Philadelphia http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/children-shocked-public-pool-philadelphia <div class="node-body article-body">Three children were shocked last week in a public swimming pool in Philadephia.</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/children-shocked-public-pool-philadelphia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/children-shocked-public-pool-philadelphia#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:03:00 +0000 51031 at http://ecmweb.com West Virginia Marina Disconnecting Electrical Boat Slips http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/west-virginia-marina-disconnecting-electrical-boat-slips <div class="node-body article-body">A marina in Roanoke, West Virginia, is disconnecting all of its electrical boat slips on Dec. 1. </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/west-virginia-marina-disconnecting-electrical-boat-slips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/west-virginia-marina-disconnecting-electrical-boat-slips#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:05:00 +0000 50761 at http://ecmweb.com Stonewall Resort Electrician Burned at Nursing Facility Construction Site http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-burned-nursing-facility-construction-site <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician was burned at a nursing facility construction site in Greenville, Ohio, yesterday morning. </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-burned-nursing-facility-construction-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-burned-nursing-facility-construction-site#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:05:00 +0000 50591 at http://ecmweb.com