From 1992 to 2005, at least 154 workers were killed after a metal ladder they were using came in contact with an overhead power line, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data cited in a recent NIOSH review.
Vermont Independent Electrical Contractors Association updates and headlines.
Over the past several months, the term “electrification” has made its way into national conversation. Simply put, electrification means converting the way a?machine or system?operates?to the use of electrical power.
Contact with electricity is one of the leading causes of fatalities in construction, according to OSHA.
The tips urge consumers to prevent fires by properly installing smoke alarms and learning how to cook at home safely.