Work-Related Electrical Accidents

electrical shock

Workplace safety should be a priority for all employers. However, there are employers who do not closely follow standard safety regulations, putting their employees at risk for injury. Employers have the responsibility to ensure that their workplace and its surroundings are safe and hazard-free. However, there are employers who do not adhere to the OSHA safety regulations. There are thousands … Read more

Updated: January 17, 2019

Workers’ Compensation and Electrical Injuries

Electricians, by the nature of their job, are exposed to great risks. These risks are not limited to electricians, as other tradespeople are at risk for electrical injuries. In construction settings, for instance, there are usually other people working next to electrical contractors. These could include plumbers and roofers. All these workers are at danger of electric shock … Read more

Updated: June 3, 2014

Electricians: Work-Related Injuries

electrician working on electrical transmission on power pole

According to the NFPA, between 2012 and 2016, 9,760 workers in the U.S. were injured through exposure to electricity. Accidents happen every day at work and often lead to injuries. When we think of all the safety hazards that electricians are faced with at work, the obvious injury is electrocution. However, many other factors can … Read more

Updated: March 24, 2022