Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en Transformer Installation Safety, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/safety/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="http://ecmweb.com/safety/transformer-installation-safety-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/transformer-installation-safety-part-2#comments Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 146561 at http://ecmweb.com deepreal/iStock/Thinkstock The Case of the Air & Vacuum Machine Electrocution http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-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="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-air-vacuum-machine-electrocution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-air-vacuum-machine-electrocution#comments Accidents & Investigations Silver Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 146451 at http://ecmweb.com Everything You Should Know About Safety Boots Standards http://ecmweb.com/ppe/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="http://ecmweb.com/ppe/everything-you-should-know-about-safety-boots-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ppe/everything-you-should-know-about-safety-boots-standards#comments PPE Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:08:00 +0000 146351 at http://ecmweb.com TIA Related to Lighting Loads Issued http://ecmweb.com/nec/tia-related-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="http://ecmweb.com/nec/tia-related-lighting-loads-issued" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/tia-related-lighting-loads-issued#comments NEC Safety Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 146301 at http://ecmweb.com Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Thinkstock House Overturns OSHA’s 2015 Recordkeeping Amendment http://ecmweb.com/safety/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="http://ecmweb.com/safety/house-overturns-osha-s-2015-recordkeeping-amendment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/house-overturns-osha-s-2015-recordkeeping-amendment#comments Safety Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:28:00 +0000 146231 at http://ecmweb.com bruev/iStock/Thinkstock Family Sues Electricians for Ladder Falling on Worker http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/family-sues-electricians-ladder-falling-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="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/family-sues-electricians-ladder-falling-worker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/family-sues-electricians-ladder-falling-worker#comments Accidents & Investigations Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:27:00 +0000 146091 at http://ecmweb.com Thinkstock MBTA Electricians Resuscitate Collapsed Man at Station http://ecmweb.com/health-wellness/mbta-electricians-resuscitate-collapsed-man-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="http://ecmweb.com/health-wellness/mbta-electricians-resuscitate-collapsed-man-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/health-wellness/mbta-electricians-resuscitate-collapsed-man-station#comments Health & Wellness Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:58:00 +0000 146061 at http://ecmweb.com Matthew G. Bisanz [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), GPL (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html), LGPL (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html) or FAL], via Wikimedia Commons Transformer Installation Safety, Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/safety/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="http://ecmweb.com/safety/transformer-installation-safety-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/transformer-installation-safety-part-1#comments Design Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 145991 at http://ecmweb.com AleksVF/iStock/Thinkstock Alcoa Employee Injured in Electrical Arc Incident http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/alcoa-employee-injured-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="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/alcoa-employee-injured-electrical-arc-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/alcoa-employee-injured-electrical-arc-incident#comments Shock & Electrocution Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:08:00 +0000 145941 at http://ecmweb.com iStock/Thinkstock Fire Caused by Homemade Electrical Panel at Home with Pot Grow http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-caused-homemade-electrical-panel-home-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="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-caused-homemade-electrical-panel-home-pot-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/fire-caused-homemade-electrical-panel-home-pot-grow#comments Fire & Security Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0000 145721 at http://ecmweb.com pkripper503/iStock/Thinkstock