Shock & Electrocution http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6642/more en 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 MSHA Issues Electrical Safety Alert http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/msha-issues-electrical-safety-alert-0 <div class="node-body article-body">The Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued an electrical safety alert after miners' burn and shock incidents.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/msha-issues-electrical-safety-alert-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/msha-issues-electrical-safety-alert-0#comments Shock & Electrocution Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:45:00 +0000 142761 at http://ecmweb.com Factory Employee Electrocuted at Kentucky Plant, Second Death at Plant in October http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/factory-employee-electrocuted-kentucky-plant-second-death-plant-october <div class="node-body article-body">A production engineer was electrocuted last month at Montaplast, an auto parts factory in Frankfort, Ky.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/factory-employee-electrocuted-kentucky-plant-second-death-plant-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/factory-employee-electrocuted-kentucky-plant-second-death-plant-october#comments Shock & Electrocution Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:30:00 +0000 142431 at http://ecmweb.com Monkey Business Images/Thinkstock Contractor Electrocuted at Manufacturing Plant http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-manufacturing-plant <div class="node-body article-body">A contractor doing electrical work at an East Penn Manufacturing plant was electrocuted last month.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-manufacturing-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-manufacturing-plant#comments Shock & Electrocution Thu, 03 Nov 2016 16:42:00 +0000 142081 at http://ecmweb.com MrAlanC/iStock/Thinkstock Electrocution Being Investigated at Steel Mill http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrocution-being-investigated-steel-mill <div class="node-body article-body">A steelworker’s June death, which was initially thought to be from a heart attack, remains under investigation as an accidental electrocution</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrocution-being-investigated-steel-mill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/electrocution-being-investigated-steel-mill#comments Shock & Electrocution Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:29:00 +0000 141741 at http://ecmweb.com By Sequeira, Paul, Photographer (NARA record: 8464471) (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Contractor Electrocuted at Commercial Building in Phoenix http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-commercial-building-phoenix <div class="node-body article-body">A contractor working at a commercial building in Phoenix was electrocuted Monday morning.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-commercial-building-phoenix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/contractor-electrocuted-commercial-building-phoenix#comments Shock & Electrocution Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:39:00 +0000 140971 at http://ecmweb.com Worker Electrocuted at Louisiana Walmart http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/worker-electrocuted-louisiana-walmart <div class="node-body article-body">A worker was electrocuted while working on a light at a Walmart in Lake Charles, La., last week.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/worker-electrocuted-louisiana-walmart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/shock-electrocution/worker-electrocuted-louisiana-walmart#comments Shock & Electrocution Sun, 02 Oct 2016 21:09:00 +0000 140611 at http://ecmweb.com katifcam/iStock/Thinkstock