Shock & Electrocution http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6642/more en Electrocution Caused Womens' Deaths in Lake http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrocution-caused-womens-deaths-lake <div class="node-body article-body">Two women who were found dead in a lake in Alabama were electrocuted, according to preliminary autopsies. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrocution-caused-womens-deaths-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrocution-caused-womens-deaths-lake#comments Shock & Electrocution Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:09:00 +0000 147571 at http://ecmweb.com mskorpion/iStock/Thinkstock Family of Electrocuted Teen Lifeguard Files Lawsuit http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/family-electrocuted-teen-lifeguard-files-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body">The family of a 17-year-old lifeguard who was electrocuted Labor Day weekend filed a lawsuit this week against two electrical companies.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/family-electrocuted-teen-lifeguard-files-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/family-electrocuted-teen-lifeguard-files-lawsuit#comments Shock & Electrocution Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:43:00 +0000 147131 at http://ecmweb.com ruzanna/iStock/Thinkstock Companies Fined in UK After Worker is Shocked http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/companies-fined-uk-after-worker-shocked <div class="node-body article-body">Two construction companies in the UK have been fined after a man suffered multiple life-changing injuries, including severe burns to his neck.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/companies-fined-uk-after-worker-shocked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/companies-fined-uk-after-worker-shocked#comments Shock & Electrocution Sun, 09 Apr 2017 19:18:00 +0000 147061 at http://ecmweb.com Chalabala/iStock/Thinkstock Man Electrocuted at Texas Industrial Business http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/man-electrocuted-texas-industrial-business <div class="node-body article-body">A 36-year-old man was electrocuted at an industrial business in Texas this past week. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/man-electrocuted-texas-industrial-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/man-electrocuted-texas-industrial-business#comments Shock & Electrocution Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:16:00 +0000 146841 at http://ecmweb.com bsauter/iStock/Thinkstock UK Court Fines Contractor for Worker Shock http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/uk-court-fines-contractor-worker-shock <div class="node-body article-body">A UK Court has fined a Council contractor after one of its subcontract employees was severely burned from a shock in May 2015. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/uk-court-fines-contractor-worker-shock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/uk-court-fines-contractor-worker-shock#comments Shock & Electrocution Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:38:00 +0000 146791 at http://ecmweb.com <p>The underground cabling at the scene of the incident</p> Health and Safety Executive (HSE) 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 Independent Contractor Dies While Working On Light http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/independent-contractor-dies-while-working-light <div class="node-body article-body">The vice president and chaplain of a rescue squad in Concord, Va., died after being shocked and suffering a fall at an industrial business late last month.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/independent-contractor-dies-while-working-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/independent-contractor-dies-while-working-light#comments Shock & Electrocution Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:51:00 +0000 144891 at http://ecmweb.com Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock Electrician Revived After On-the-Job Accident http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrician-revived-after-job-accident <div class="node-body article-body">Maryland first responders brought an electrician back to life after he received an electrical shock while on the job last week.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrician-revived-after-job-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrician-revived-after-job-accident#comments Shock & Electrocution Tue, 27 Dec 2016 19:40:00 +0000 143791 at http://ecmweb.com Keith Brofsky/DigitalVision/Thinkstock Court Finds 'Questions of Fact' in Electric Shock Case http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/court-finds-questions-fact-electric-shock-case <div class="node-body article-body">The New York Court of Appeals this November disagreed that a worker who sustained a shock on a ladder was entitled to summary judgment. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/court-finds-questions-fact-electric-shock-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/court-finds-questions-fact-electric-shock-case#comments Shock & Electrocution Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:35:00 +0000 143211 at http://ecmweb.com Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock Shock Hazard Prompts Recall of LED Lamps Sold at Habitat for Humanity http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/shock-hazard-prompts-recall-led-lamps-sold-habitat-humanity <div class="node-body article-body">Technical Consumer Products is recalling roughly 39,000 LED lamps sold exclusively at a California Habitat for Humanity due to an electric shock hazard.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/shock-hazard-prompts-recall-led-lamps-sold-habitat-humanity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/shock-hazard-prompts-recall-led-lamps-sold-habitat-humanity#comments Shock & Electrocution Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:48:00 +0000 143121 at http://ecmweb.com Consumer Product Safety Commission