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Survey results help industry understand why worker injuries and fatalities occur each year from shock despite an electrical code being in place.


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Survey results help industry understand why worker injuries and fatalities occur each year from shock despite an electrical code being in place.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Workplace-Fatalities articles below.


Despite Training, Most Workers Experience Electrical Shock

Survey results help industry understand why worker injuries and fatalities occur each year from shock despite an electrical code being in place.

New Guide To Preventing Serious Injuries, Fatalities Available

A new white paper from the Campbell Institute helps employers put serious injury and fatality prevention programs in place.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.

NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.

Failure To Conduct Arc-flash Hazard Assessments Endangers Workers

A global survey on electrical safety awareness by Littlefuse found that many facilities fail to conduct arc-flash hazard assessments, exposing workers to dangerous conditions.

New Report Examines Next Level Of Workplace Safety

Despite a notable reduction in total workplace injuries, worker fatalities are at an eight-year high, with 5,190 people dying in 2016.

New OSHA Reporting Requirements Begin January 1, 2015

At the start of 2015, employers will be required to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding about the incident.

Kansas Cell Tower Collapse Causes Two Fatalities – OSHA Violations Issued

OSHA finds two willful and four serious safety violations at Blaine, KS, work site.

OSHA Announces Update To Workplace Fatality Reporting Rules

In addition to the new reporting requirements, OSHA has also updated the list of industries that, due to lower occupational injury and illness rates, are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep injury and illness records.

Water-Rest-Shade: Safe Summer Working Practices

U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities.

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