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Protecting Construction Workers from Power Lines

Describes risks of electrocution from using cranes, scaffolds, and ladders, discusses the importance of training and provides a card that can be used...

Fatal Facts Accident Report No. 11

Describes a fatal electrocution and discusses ways that it could have been prevented....

Electrical Safety - Safety Training for the Non-Qualified

Presentation provides an introduction to electricity, including definitions, basic concepts and how to avoid electrocutions....

Investigating Accidents

A presentation for a course on accidents, including definitions of accidents, and information on how to identify and handle them and how to find out w...

Why GFCIs Fail

Explains the importance of GFCI’s to prevent electrocution, the way they work, and how to examine them to assure that they are working properly....

Preventing Electrocutions of Crane Operators and Crew Members Working Near Overhead

Information on electrocutions of crane operators and crew including statistics, case studies, regulations and recommendations to avoid electrocutions....

Preventing Occupational Fatalities in Confined Spaces

This alert presents case studies of deaths in confined spaces and provides information on how to avoid injuries and deaths in them....

Trenching

An article on trenching incidents in Illinois with a description of safety issues, statistics, regulations and ways to improve safety...

Electrocution

A discussion of electrocution including statistics, types of hazards, case studies and methods to avoid electrocutions....

Deaths and Injuries Involving Elevators and Escalators - A Report of the Center To Protect Workers' Rights

An in-depth report on the causes of injuries and deaths working near elevators and escalators and how to work more safely....