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Worker killed when core drill strikes power line on I-44 near St. Louis
A contract worker trying to obtain a road core sample was electrocuted November 29 along eastbound Interstate 44 near ...
Road worker killed following dump truck electrocution in S. Carolina
A road worker in South Carolina died after he was electrocuted while loading asphalt into a paver. According to The ...
Worker dies after suffering possible electrocution in San Antonio
A construction worker who died last week in San Antonio after co-workers found him unconscious on the job is ...
Worker killed after backhoe hits service line near Omaha
A worker near Omaha, Nebraska suffered a fatal electrocution last week during the installation of drainage system. According to reports ...
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Worker dies after being electrocuted on jobsite near Philadelphia
Two days after suffering a massive electric shock while on the job near Philadelphia, a construction worker died from his ...
Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after crane comes in contact with power line
In what investigators are calling a "freak accident," a young construction worker was killed earlier this week after being ...
Construction worker killed by utility line electrocution on jobsite near Seattle
A construction worker was killed Wednesday afternoon after he was electrocuted while working on a hospital expansion in Edmonds, ...
Safety Step 2: Double-check equipment
If you’ll be working on around electrical circuits or parts, check to see that machinery and power tools are ...
Safety Step 1: Keep Your Distance
OSHA requires you stay at least 10 feet away from overhead power lines with up to a 50,000-volt current. ...
Safety Step 3: Wear the right PPE
Your personal protective equipment is the last line of defense between you and any hazards you may face. Make ...
3 Safety Steps for avoiding electrocution on the jobsite
Of all the causes for on-the-job construction fatalities, electrocution may seem the most avoidable. It’s merely a matter of ...
Prepare not to be shocked Use common sense when working around electrical hazards By Amy Materson The accident: A crew was working ...
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