Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en Electrical Hazards Among 10 Serious Safety Violations Found at General Glass International http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrical-hazards-among-10-serious-safety-violations-found-general-glass-intern <div class="node-body article-body">General Glass International has been cited by the OSHA for 10 serious safety violations, including electrical and machine hazards found at the company's fabrication and design center at 101 Venture Way in Secaucus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrical-hazards-among-10-serious-safety-violations-found-general-glass-intern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrical-hazards-among-10-serious-safety-violations-found-general-glass-intern#comments Shock & Electrocution News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:46:00 +0000 53541 at http://ecmweb.com Warehouse Worker Shocked in New Jersey http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/warehouse-worker-shocked-new-jersey <div class="node-body article-body">A warehouse worker was shocked on Sept. 11 when he came into contact with a conveyor belt.</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/warehouse-worker-shocked-new-jersey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/warehouse-worker-shocked-new-jersey#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 53451 at http://ecmweb.com monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock InoLECT Remote Racking Gallery http://ecmweb.com/safety/inolect-remote-racking-gallery <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Photo Gallery Brought to you by InoLECT </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The <a href="http://www.inolect.com/Remote_Racking.html">inoRAC2 Remote Racking </a>device eliminates the risk of arc flash injury to personnel by allowing operation from over 75&rsquo; away. The unit constantly monitors torque and breaker position throughout the racking process, and only applies torque when needed, protecting valuable equipment from being damaged. This life-saving product has newly enhanced features and capabilities that make it safe and use-friendly.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/inolect-remote-racking-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/inolect-remote-racking-gallery#comments Galleries Safety Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:05:00 +0000 53391 at http://ecmweb.com Employee Injured While Working at Oconee Fall Line Technical College http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/employee-injured-while-working-oconee-fall-line-technical-college <div class="node-body article-body">An employee of McAfee Electric suffered serious burns and required resuscitation by emergency responders following an incident in Dublin at Oconee Fall Line Technical College.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/employee-injured-while-working-oconee-fall-line-technical-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/employee-injured-while-working-oconee-fall-line-technical-college#comments Accidents & Investigations News Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:57:00 +0000 53321 at http://ecmweb.com Safety: I’m Shocked http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/safety-i-m-shocked <div class="node-body article-body">The famous line from the movie Casablanca (“I’m shocked, I tell you, shocked....”) is funny, but electrical shock is no laughing matter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/safety-i-m-shocked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/safety-i-m-shocked#comments Shock & Electrocution mro-insider Silver Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:38:00 +0000 53271 at http://ecmweb.com Peter de Kievith/iStock/Thinkstock 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