OSHA extends deadline for compliance for Standard 1910.269 and Subpart V

OSHA has just announced a delay in the enforcement of compliance regarding the recently released changes to the standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution installations. (1910.269) The memorandum indicates OSHA will “accept compliance with the prior version of … Continue reading

Two workers from Covington, GA injured in arc flash accident

Two electric workers from Covington, GA were injured on May 16, 2014 while working on a new power line in a relocation project when a wire came lose, causing an arc flash. Reports indicate one of the wires being installed, … Continue reading

Ontario company receives 100K in fines after arc flash burns worker

After a 2012 arc flash incident, an Ontario manufacturing company pleaded guilty and received a fine of $100,000 after a worker was burned via an exposed power terminal. The worker, as well as a supervisor and another worker, were at … Continue reading