How common are electrocutions and electrical burns? Increased regulations and inspections often give workers a false sense of security and personal safety. Electrical hazards remain a serious problem. In fact, the Electrical Safety Foundation International reveals that, “Every 30 minutes during the work day, a worker is hurt so severely from electricity that time off the job for recovery is necessary.” Electrocutions are an especially pressing problem in industrial operations and maintenance settings, where serious hazards — like arc flashes — run rampant. What do industrial employees need to know?
What Is An Arc Flash?
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