Shock & Electrocution http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6642/more en Electrician’s Assistant Sues Over Electric Shock in New Orleans http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrician-s-assistant-sues-over-electric-shock-new-orleans <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician’s assistant is suing her employer and the main subcontractor over being shocked at the New Orleans Riverwalk.</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/electrician-s-assistant-sues-over-electric-shock-new-orleans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrician-s-assistant-sues-over-electric-shock-new-orleans#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:00 +0000 107641 at http://ecmweb.com Supreme Court Rejects Appeals by Government Contractors http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/supreme-court-rejects-appeals-government-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">A lawsuit filed by the family of a U.S. Staff Sergeant has been allowed to go forward by the U.S. Supreme Court.</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/supreme-court-rejects-appeals-government-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/supreme-court-rejects-appeals-government-contractors#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:16:00 +0000 106971 at http://ecmweb.com fstockfoto/iStock/Thinkstock Exposing Workers to Electrical Shock Yields Fines of $66,400 for Texas Manufacturer http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/exposing-workers-electrical-shock-yields-fines-66400-texas-manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body">Twice in 18 months, C & H Die Casting, Inc. has exposed workers to safety hazards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/exposing-workers-electrical-shock-yields-fines-66400-texas-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/exposing-workers-electrical-shock-yields-fines-66400-texas-manufacturer#comments Accidents & Investigations Shock & Electrocution News Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:48:00 +0000 106161 at http://ecmweb.com Schneider Electric Recalls Circuit Breakers Due to Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/schneider-electric-recalls-circuit-breakers-due-fire-burn-shock-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider Electric is recalling about 62,500 PowerPact J-frame molded case circuit breakers with thermal-magnetic trip units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/schneider-electric-recalls-circuit-breakers-due-fire-burn-shock-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/schneider-electric-recalls-circuit-breakers-due-fire-burn-shock-hazards#comments Shock & Electrocution News Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:39:00 +0000 58281 at http://ecmweb.com High School Pool in Massachusetts Remains Closed from Grounding Issues http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/high-school-pool-massachusetts-remains-closed-grounding-issues <div class="node-body article-body">A high school pool in East Sandwich, Massachusetts, has delayed reopening after repairs because the pool was not properly grounded.</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/high-school-pool-massachusetts-remains-closed-grounding-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/high-school-pool-massachusetts-remains-closed-grounding-issues#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:15:00 +0000 57711 at http://ecmweb.com nikitabuida/iStock/Thinkstock Contractor Electrocuted While Working on Duke Energy Solar Project http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-while-working-duke-energy-solar-project <div class="node-body article-body">A Duke Energy Progress contractor was electrocuted last month while installing new power lines connecting a 5-MW solar farm to the utility's grid.</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-while-working-duke-energy-solar-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-while-working-duke-energy-solar-project#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:18:00 +0000 57651 at http://ecmweb.com Jeff_Hu/iStock/Thinkstock County Employees Shocked at Pennsylvania Nursing Center http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/county-employees-shocked-pennsylvania-nursing-center <div class="node-body article-body">Two county employees were shocked while working at a county-owned nursing and rehabilitation center in Cumberland County, Pennsylania.</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/around-circuit/county-employees-shocked-pennsylvania-nursing-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/county-employees-shocked-pennsylvania-nursing-center#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:55:00 +0000 57631 at http://ecmweb.com Rob Rodenhuis/iStock/Thinkstock Dog in Juneau Electrocuted on Sidewalk http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/dog-juneau-electrocuted-sidewalk <div class="node-body article-body">A dog was electrocuted in Juneau, Alaska, when it stepped on a junction box on the sidewalk.</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/dog-juneau-electrocuted-sidewalk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/dog-juneau-electrocuted-sidewalk#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:21:00 +0000 57571 at http://ecmweb.com Darryl Brooks/iStock/Thinkstock Construction Workers Shocked in California http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/construction-workers-shocked-california <div class="node-body article-body">Two construction workers were shocked while jack hammering in Irvine, California.</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/construction-workers-shocked-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/construction-workers-shocked-california#comments Shock & Electrocution Around the Circuit Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:45:00 +0000 57371 at http://ecmweb.com Ian Hubball/iStock/Thinkstock Eaton Recalls Electrical Meter Breakers Due to Shock Hazard http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/eaton-recalls-electrical-meter-breakers-due-shock-hazard <div class="node-body article-body">Eaton Corp. is recalling about 1,100 electrical meter breakers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/eaton-recalls-electrical-meter-breakers-due-shock-hazard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/eaton-recalls-electrical-meter-breakers-due-shock-hazard#comments Shock & Electrocution News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:52:00 +0000 57241 at http://ecmweb.com