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Electricity-related injuries at work.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electrical injuries -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Industrial accidents -- United States -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 97-0379-P.

    Other titlesElectricity related injuries at work.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesIssues in labor statistics
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17607784M
    OCLC/WorldCa37745549

    Mar 11,  · Electrical Work. One of the most dangerous workplace hazards in terms of potential consequences is working with electricity. OSHA estimates that approximately workers die every year in electricity-related incidents. It’s easy to see how Awareness is essential when doing work around power lines or performing any sort of electrical wiring.


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book more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. General Electrical Safety Tips What are the latest statistics on residential electrical deaths and injuries. The latest figures from the Electrical Safety Branch indicate that there were total accidental electrocutions in Canada last year, related to consumer products.

Electrical injuries can be caused by a wide range of voltages but the risk of injury is generally greater with higher voltages and is dependent upon individual circumstances.

Torch batteries can ignite flammable substances. Alternating current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) electrical supplies can cause a range of injuries including.

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Work-related electrical fatalities were studied as part of a larger investigation into all work-related fatalities in Australia in the period Of those, 42 deaths have been associated with a work activity.

The remaining 22 have occurred in domestic situations or as a result of trespass, vandalism or in one case a fallen overhead power line. Each number shown above represents a person killed due to electricity.

Nov 01,  · In light of troubling statistics on electricity-related injuries and fatalities, the National Academy of Construction and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers are investigating Author: Bruce Buckley.

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The procedure should help eliminate injuries. Apr 11,  · Over the past decade, more than 46, employees have suffered electricity related injuries or deaths, making it a highly potent source of workplace accidents – especially in construction and outdoor industry where these and other related sectors suffer from a disproportionate amount of injury due to accidental contact with power lines.

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See also Why static charge builds up on people: Why do we experience static shocks? Many people ask about shocks experienced when they touch the door, filing cabinet, lift, or other metal object. Static electricity is generated whenever two materials are in contact with each other.Sep 01,  · In most industrial countries, including Canada and the United States, unintentional injuries rank as the number-one cause of death and a leading cause of hospitalization for children older than 1 year (Canadian Institute of Child Health [CICH], ; Rodriguez, ).The number of unintentional injury deaths to children in the United States is greater than the next nine causes of death Cited by: