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.
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
This site provides access to information provided by Lewellyn Technology on Arc Flash including powerpoint presentations and code summaries.
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.
This student manual is part of a safety and health curriculum for secondary and post-secondary electrical trades courses. The manual is designed to engage the learner in recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards associated with electrical work.
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.
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...