5 Things Power Linemen Can Do to Prevent Injuries

Power linemen often risk their lives to restore the power, among their many other duties. Power linemen don’t have an easy line of duty. Most of their work involves climbing to high places with power lines carrying high voltages or even building the electric lines of new construction. It is imperative for power linemen to … Read more

Updated: December 19, 2019

The 6 Most Common Causes of Electrocution in the Workplace

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Understanding the common causes of electrocution is an excellent way to avoid being electrocuted on the job. The result of being electrocuted on the job is often incredibly damaging. Some of the most common of them include intense pain, electrical burns, and heart complications. One of the best ways to avoid these adverse outcomes is … Read more

Updated: April 5, 2021

Why Construction Workers Face a High Risk of Electrocution

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), each year, more than 140 construction workers die each year as a result of unintended contact with electricity. A construction worker faces many risks on the job, and one among them is working near energized electrical sources. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), … Read more

Updated: April 4, 2017

Common Electrical Burn Injuries of St. Louis Construction Workers

Common Electrical Burn Injuries of St. Louis Construction Workers

St. Louis Construction workers are faced with a high risk of suffering electrical burn injuries. Construction workers face many risks of serious injury and fatality every time they are at work. There are various factors in a construction site that increase the risk of accidents and potential injuries. Construction industries report more injuries and fatalities each year than … Read more

Updated: February 16, 2017

St. Louis Work Related Accidents – Burn Injuries Can be Debilitating

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Employees that suffer burns in the workplace are significantly effected financially, as well as physically. Burns injuries can result from a workplace accident occurring in various occupations. A worker may be exposed to an environment in which flammable materials or volatile chemicals are used. Electrical burns can occur in workplaces where workers have to work … Read more

Updated: February 8, 2019