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Job Analysis Uses Safety and Health

Employers are responsible for protecting employees against health and safety hazards on the job. ¬†Employees have the right to know about potential hazards and to refuse to perform work they believe is dangerous. Employees are also responsible for working safely with hazardous materials. Read more…

Electrical Workers

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 regulations include limits on chemical exposure, employee access to information, requirements for the use of personal protective equipment, and requirements for safety procedures. Read more…

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 is happening in your surroundings at all times!

Electrical Hazards

There are many safety hazards to be found in the electrical shop or in the field. The most obvious are electrical hazards and all the things you can see and hear. Other hazards that must be considered are confined spaces, oil and other fire hazards, and compressed gas and air systems. Read more…