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Old 09-01-2010, 08:25 AM   #1
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Electrical safety at work


Electricity kills and injures people. Around 1000 electrical accidents at work are reported to HSE each year and about 25 people die of their injuries.

Many deaths and injuries arise from:

# Work near overhead power lines.
# Mains electricity supplies (230 volt).
# Use of poorly maintained electrical equipment.
# Contact with underground power cables during excavation work.
# Use of unsuitable electrical equipment in explosive areas such as car paint spraying booths.

Fires started by poor electrical installations and faulty electrical appliances cause many additional deaths and injuries.

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Old 01-25-2015, 03:54 AM   #2
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Thanks JackClay for this information.

We should use safety protection while working.

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Old 03-16-2015, 01:50 AM   #3
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Re: Electrical safety at work

check these thing before wok on panel

Are breakers tripping and fuses blowing on a regular basis?
Are breakers and fuses the right size?
Do you have arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) installed?
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Old 06-02-2015, 10:41 PM   #4
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An electrician told me on a job that he knew of an electrician that got killed by coming into contact with a live 120 volt line.....very scary.
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Old 04-05-2016, 08:30 AM   #5
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Really Very Nice Post Thanks For Such A Good Information
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Old 05-03-2016, 06:27 AM   #6
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Re: Electrical safety at work

A cracked heat exchanger is one common cause of carbon monoxide in a home, especially in older furnaces. The best way to avoid the poisoning is to have your heating system inspected and serviced by a trained professional every winter.
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very good infomation my be careful
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thank you for sharing the information. we all should take safety measures.
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Old 12-11-2017, 10:27 AM   #9
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I cannot stress this enough. Seeing someone getting electrocuted was a traumatic experience I hope to never have to see again. Stay safe people!!
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Very Important, Nice Post
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Old 03-22-2019, 04:33 PM   #11
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There is no compromise over safety and precaution, please take it seriously.
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