Comparison of changes for NEW OSHA 1910.269 Standard

As a service for you, e-Hazard has compiled a side-by-side table comparing the new OSHA 1910.269 standard with the previous version. Changes are illustrated with highlights, and variations are also noted. e-Hazard is passionate about giving you tools and information … Continue reading

West Fertilizer Co.: No emergency response plan contributed to fatal explosion

West Fertilizer Co. faces OSHA  fines totaling $118,300 for dozens of serious safety violations. The company’s West, TX plant exploded in April 2013, killing 15 people. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) report violations at the plant including: unsafe … Continue reading

Painter is electrocuted in an electrical incident in Carbonear

A painter received significant but non-life threatening burns when the elevated work platform he was operating became entangled in electrical wires next to the building where he was working. The power lines affected carry 12,500 volts of electricity, according to … Continue reading

Control Arc Flash in Vault Shuts Down Milwaukee Courthouse

A small electrical fire near the Milwaukee County Courthouse Saturday afternoon, July 6th caused a power outage at the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center. The Milwaukee County Courthouse and Safety Building will be CLOSED on Monday and Tuesday, July 8th … Continue reading

IEEE C2-2012™, The 2012 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) in PDF format!

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has released the IEEE C2-2012™, The 2012 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) in PDF format! Electrical engineers need this resource and the PDF allows for quickly finding what you need for quotes or for citation. e-Hazard … Continue reading