- Electricity Smarts. // Current Health 2;Dec2006, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p7
The article explains the health hazards of electric shock.
- Electricity Smarts. // Current Health 1;Dec2006, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p7
The article suggests ways to prevent electric shocks.
- KEEP Your Distance. Coyle, Timothy // Engineered Systems;Dec2003, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p15
Discusses issues concerning electrical injuries and its associated effect in manufacturing sites. Overview on how fatal electric shock is; Table showing the physiological effect of electrocution; Authoritative body authorized to promulgate policies on electric hazards.
- 12 Conditions for Safe Bench Testing. // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Aug2002, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p35
Suggests 12 conditions that will ensure protection from electric shock during bench testing. Use of diagonal cutters that have a provision for grasping wire to clip or strip; Insulation from earth ground; Removal of jewelry before working.
- Portable defibrillators can save lives. Causey, Warren // Electrical World;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 214 Issue 1, p36
Focuses on the importance of having automatic external defibrillators in cases of electric shock among electric utility workers. Comments from Hawaiian Electric safety director Jim Beavers on the deployment of portable electric defibrillators in field service trucks; Training necessary for use...
- From the Forensic Files of NIOSH. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Aug2008, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p10
The article reports on the electrocution incident at vehicle transmission plant in Michigan. It states that a 55-year-old electrician had been asked to strip out a section of wiring from an overhead electrical service. Minutes later, the person who was assigned as a ground person found the...
- Electrical Safety: Protecting Employees & Facilities. Bird Sr., Benjamin // Professional Safety;Apr2002, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p64
Provides information on the electrical safety requirements for employee workplaces created by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration and NFPA. Hazards of electricity; Dynamics of electrical shock; Several considerations for electrical safety. INSET: Electrical Safety...
- A shocking construction study. // Occupational Hazards;Aug96, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p19
Reports on the results of a study which examined construction workers' risk of being electrocuted at work. Number of construction workers electrocuted between 1980 and 1991; Information from the June 1996 issue of the `Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.'
- Can an MSDS Spark Electrical Safety? Capelli-Schellpfeffer, Mary // Occupational Hazards;Jan2004, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p31
Provides information on electrical safety material safety data sheet (ES MSDS), a communication tool that can characterize electrical hazards using a familiar format often seen in training for chemical safety. Benefits of the ES MSDS to employers; Purpose of the ES MSDS; MSDS terms and phrases...