Accidents & Investigations

Safety lessons learned from forensic investigations of real-world electrical accident case studies and news reports


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Putting PPE First

Dec. 16, 2022
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OSHA Cites Illinois Contractors After Electrician Suffers Fatal Fall at Foundry

July 1, 2022
Tegco Inc., Illinois Crane cited for exposing workers to industrial fall hazards.

Keeping Electrical Safety Top of Mind

May 11, 2022
It's easy to get complacent, even if only for a moment. Make sure that moment doesn't lead to a serious accident or fatality.
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DOL Cites CT Manufacturer for Safety, Health Violations Following Death

Jan. 21, 2022
PM Engineered Solutions faces $236,000 in OSHA penalties
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The Most Important Changes to the 2021 NFPA 70E

Oct. 12, 2021
Some of the significant changes include definitions and revisions/modifications to Sec. 110.
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How Electrical Professionals Can Educate Others on Electrical-Related Safety

Oct. 12, 2021
Sixty-eight percent of fatal electrical injuries occurred in non-electrical occupations between 2011 and 2019.
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Workplace Drug Use Hits New High

July 30, 2021
The increasing across-the-board use of marijuana is raising red flags.
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Frightening Finds

May 20, 2021
A close-up look at some seriously scary electrical blunders the installer before you left behind
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North American Lighting Hit with OSHA Citations After Accident

April 26, 2021
Lighting manufacturer faces more than $85,000 in penalties after maintenance technician suffers facial burns in explosion at Illinois facility
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Avoiding Absent-Mindedness

April 14, 2021
How can you eliminate absentmindedness that leads to tragedy?