Safety http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6637/more en Safety Lapses in Dam Explosion That Injured Workers http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/safety-lapses-dam-explosion-injured-workers <div class="node-body article-body"> Human error and safety lapses led to Grant PUD employees being injured at Priest Rapids Dam last October.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/safety-lapses-dam-explosion-injured-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/safety-lapses-dam-explosion-injured-workers#comments Accidents & Investigations Arc Flash Around the Circuit Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:52:00 +0000 132191 at http://ecmweb.com Working with Motors, Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/safety/working-motors-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">In many cases when a critical motor fails, revenue is permanently lost every minute until it can be replaced. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/working-motors-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/working-motors-part-1#comments Ops & Maintenance Safety Training Silver Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:15:00 +0000 131971 at http://ecmweb.com KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock/Thinkstock Company Fined $110,000 in Death of Electrocuted Worker http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/company-fined-110000-death-electrocuted-worker <div class="node-body article-body">Ideal Drain Tile Ltd. pleaded guilty and was fined $110,000 in the death of a worker who was working alone and received a fatal electrical shock.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/company-fined-110000-death-electrocuted-worker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/company-fined-110000-death-electrocuted-worker#comments Shock & Electrocution News Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:18:00 +0000 131841 at http://ecmweb.com Short Circuit Causes Skyscraper Fire in Dubai on New Year's Eve http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/short-circuit-causes-skyscraper-fire-dubai-new-years-eve <div class="node-body article-body">A fire that engulfed a 63-story hotel in Dubai on New Year's Eve was started by an electrical short-circuit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/short-circuit-causes-skyscraper-fire-dubai-new-years-eve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/fire-security/short-circuit-causes-skyscraper-fire-dubai-new-years-eve#comments Fire & Security Around the Circuit Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:34:00 +0000 131831 at http://ecmweb.com University of North Carolina Employee Injured in Electrical Incident http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/university-north-carolina-employee-injured-electrical-incident <div class="node-body article-body">An employee at the University of North Carolina was injured in an electrical incident in a campus building yesterday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/university-north-carolina-employee-injured-electrical-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/university-north-carolina-employee-injured-electrical-incident#comments Accidents & Investigations Around the Circuit Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:31:00 +0000 131781 at http://ecmweb.com Establishing Electrical Safety Sense in the Workplace http://ecmweb.com/safety/establishing-electrical-safety-sense-workplace <div class="node-body article-body">Workplace safety should be a common topic for every employer. Periodic training, safety seminars, daily safety discussions, and safety briefings prior to working a job are just a few of the ways this topic touches all workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/establishing-electrical-safety-sense-workplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/establishing-electrical-safety-sense-workplace#comments Safety Silver Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:09:00 +0000 131701 at http://ecmweb.com Unsafe Attitudes Can Kill http://ecmweb.com/safety/unsafe-attitudes-can-kill <div class="node-body article-body">While sawing some boards for a project at home, Jim got sawdust in his eye. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/safety/unsafe-attitudes-can-kill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/safety/unsafe-attitudes-can-kill#comments Ops & Maintenance Safety Training Silver Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 131491 at http://ecmweb.com Shinyfamily/iStock/Thinkstock OSHA to Introduce More Secure Outreach Trainer, Student Cards http://ecmweb.com/training/osha-introduce-more-secure-outreach-trainer-student-cards <div class="node-body article-body">The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is introducing more durable and secure completion cards for its Outreach Training Program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/training/osha-introduce-more-secure-outreach-trainer-student-cards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/training/osha-introduce-more-secure-outreach-trainer-student-cards#comments Health & Wellness News Training Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:51:00 +0000 131371 at http://ecmweb.com Leslie Achtymichuk/iStock/Thinkstock Settlement Reached in Crane Death of Electrical Workers http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/settlement-reached-crane-death-electrical-workers <div class="node-body article-body">A settlement has been reached in the case of two electrical workers who were killed when the crane they were working on toppled over.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/settlement-reached-crane-death-electrical-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/settlement-reached-crane-death-electrical-workers#comments Accidents & Investigations Around the Circuit Wed, 13 Jan 2016 22:36:00 +0000 131351 at http://ecmweb.com Electrician Suffers Burns While Working at Business Park http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/electrician-suffers-burns-while-working-business-park <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician sustained severe electrical burns from a junction box at a building at a Business Park in Staten Island, N.Y.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/electrician-suffers-burns-while-working-business-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/electrician-suffers-burns-while-working-business-park#comments Accidents & Investigations Electrical Testing Around the Circuit Fri, 08 Jan 2016 19:55:00 +0000 131211 at http://ecmweb.com Vstock LLC/Vstock/Thinkstock