Tag Archives: Electrical

Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016: A Starting Point for Workplace Safety

Every October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year, compiled from nearly 32,000 inspections of workplaces by federal OSHA staff. … Continue reading

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METAL / NONMETAL Serious Accident

Underground Zinc Mine – A miner received an electrical shock when he contacted an exposed circuit breaker handle mounting screw (right photo, yellow box).  When the miner operated the switch, his hand came into contact with the mounting screw, which … Continue reading

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Serious Injury MSHA Mine

Surface Phosphate Mine – A miner was injured while preparing to add a 1000 ft. cable to a junction box on a 7200 volt power circuit. The victim opened the junction box and placed the static grounding clamp assembly across … Continue reading

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Training available upon request

Training available upon request Fall protection (1926.501) – 7,250 violations Hazard communication (1910.1200) – 4,696 violations. Scaffolding (1926.451) – 3,814 violations Respiratory protection (1910.134) – 2,371 violations. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147) – 1,572 violations Powered industrial trucks (1910.178) – 1,993 violations Ladders … Continue reading

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