Safety articles on Electrical

Worker rolling up an orange extension cord.
Electrical

Toolbox Talk Reminders About Extension Cord and GFCI Safety

Extension cords are common and convenient, but when used without proper safety precautions they can become fire hazards and pose risks to worker safety.

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Electrical panel with the electrical hazard icon logo on the door.
Electrical

Beware of These Common Construction Site Electrical Hazards

Review the five most frequent causes of electrical injuries on construction sites and learn how to prevent future incidents on the job site.

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Portable generator that is yellow and black and says Gasoline Electric Generator on the side of it.
Electrical

Safety First When Using Portable Generators at Work or at Home

Portable generators are useful when temporary power is needed, but they have risks that can be very dangerous if safety precautions are not followed.

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Electrical Worker Unconscious on Floor
Electrical

Electrocution is Fatal, How Safety Meetings Can Save Lives

Holding regular safety meetings on electrical hazards can ensure all employees are protected against shocks and electrocution while on the job.

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Assorted Extension Cords Hanging Up Neatly
Electrical

Back to Basics: How to Use Extension Cords at Work Safely

Make sure everyone on your team is getting trained on electrical safety...even the basics need to be covered, like how to use an extension cord safety.

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Electrical Hazards Danger Sign
Electrical

Electricity is a Serious Workplace Hazard, Protect Workers

Electrical hazards are everywhere. Even the safest companies need to make sure they have electrical safety reminders and safety meetings on a regular basis.

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Graphic representation of electrical shock with warning sign and exposed wires.
Electrical

Potential Workplace Hazards That Can Cause Electrical Shock

Workers may be unaware of the electrical hazards present in their daily work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrical shock.

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Two rows of industrial batteries in use in an industrial workplace.
Electrical

Battery Charging, Storage, and Handling Workplace Safety Tips

Safety precautions and OSHA standards pertaining to battery charging, handling, and storage in the workplace or on the job site.

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A crane lifting a heavy load near overhead power lines.
Electrical

Construction Safety When Working Near Overhead Power Lines

Overhead power lines at the job site are extremely dangerous due to high voltage and using tools and equipment that can contact the lines increases the risk.

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