Articles about Working Safely around Electricity
Electrical hazards consistently make OSHA's annual list of most frequently cited standards. Electrical equipment, wiring methods, and other electrical components can pose serious threats to workers if they're damaged or improperly installed. Employers need to know how to identify electrical safety risks and how to control employee exposure. The facility will need to have an electrical safety program, providing employees with the right personal protective equipment (PPE) and electrical safety training. All electrical hazards should also be marked with the appropriate signs or labels.
The articles below cover many aspects of electrical safety including PPE, labeling, and regulations. Businesses should also know about arc flash, a serious electrical safety hazard that could result in serious injury or even death. Explore our 10 recommendations for electrical safety in the workplace or learn how to create an electrical safety program. Find the information you need to stay compliant with OSHA regulations and the National Fire Protection Association's standards, and to keep everyone in your facility out of harm's way.
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