Accidents & Investigations

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


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Worker Electrocuted at N.C. Airport

Aug. 19, 2022
Details of the incident have not yet been reported. The Department of Labor stated the investigation could take months.
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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.
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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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Essential Elements of an Arc Flash Risk Assessment

Aug. 5, 2021
Best practices for the successful implementation of an NFPA 70E program
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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