Electrical

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Feb 2010

Electric Power Transmission, Distribution & Generation eTool

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/electric_power/index.html

This eTool seeks to inform employers of their obligations to develop the appropriate hazard prevention and control methodologies designed to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses.

(OSHA)
Nov 2007

OSHA Ergonomics eTool: Solutions for Electrical Contractors

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/electricalcontractors/index.html

This *eTool describes common hazards that electrical contractors may encounter and possible solutions for these hazards. This eTool is a product of the OSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Alliance

(OSBA)
Mar 2007

Lewellyn Technology: Arc Flash and NFPA 70E Training, Maintenance and Electrica Safety Training

http://www.lewellyn.com/

This site provides access to information provided by Lewellyn Technology on Arc Flash including powerpoint presentations and code summaries.

(Lewellyn Technology)
Nov 2005

Preventing Arc Flash Incidents in the Workplace

http://www.ecmweb.com/mag/electric_preventing_arc_flash/

New requirements set forth by the NEC, IEEE, and OSHA enforce the need for more clearly defined workplace safety measures to protect workers against the hazards of arc flash.

(EC&M Magazine)
Apr 2003

Electrician's Toolbox

http://www.elec-toolbox.com/

This site is dedicated to the electrician and the electrical construction industry. The goal is to share information that is useful to the electrician as well as the electrical contractor. This site is not intended for the do-it-your-self person, only qualified electrical persons.

(Electricians' Toolbox, Etc.)
Apr 2003

OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Electrical

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/electrical/index.html

Electricity is accepted as a source of power without much thought to the hazards encountered. Some employees, such as engineers, electricians, and people who do wiring, work with electricity directly, including overhead lines, cable harnesses, or circuit assemblies. Other workers, such as office workers and salespeople, work with it indirectly.

(OSHA)
Mar 2003

Electrical Safety

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/electrical/

Electrical current exposes workers to a serious, widespread occupational hazard; practically all members of the workforce are exposed to electrical energy during the performance of their daily duties, and electrocutions occur to workers in various job categories...

(NIOSH)