Work Place Hazard

OSHA Electrical Hazard Assessments

2014-09-09T14:02:57-04:00

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, regulates workplace safety by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance. OSHA officially formed on April 28, 1971, the date that the OSH Act became operative. The Occupational Safety and Health Act allows OSHA to issue workplace health and safety regulations. These [...]

OSHA Electrical Hazard Assessments2014-09-09T14:02:57-04:00

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

2014-09-08T12:50:47-04:00

According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), electrical hazards cause more than 300 deaths and 4,000 injuries in the workplace each year. Electrical accidents are ranked 6th among all causes of work related deaths in the United States. Always work safely, wearing the proper PPE for your situation and know what [...]

Electrical Safety in the Workplace2014-09-08T12:50:47-04:00

Ouch!! That Smarts!

2014-09-10T16:08:35-04:00

I’ve always wondered how many people, after viewing one of those do-it-yourself shows, think “that looks easy! I should be able to do it.”  I cringe when they install electrical circuits or components, switches, lights, etc., and say “Don’t forget to turn off the power before attempting this.”  This is usually followed by […]

Ouch!! That Smarts!2014-09-10T16:08:35-04:00

OSHA

2013-04-08T17:27:00-04:00

Just the mention of the name can sometimes strike fear into the hearts of employers and cause employees to scratch their heads in wonder.  I am amazed when employees ask "why do I have to do this?", only to have their employer respond with the standard "because you have to do it that way". They [...]

OSHA2013-04-08T17:27:00-04:00
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