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Electrical hazards: OSHA training institute releases free video

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Dallas — The OSHA Region 6 Training Institute Education Centers has produced a video on preventing injuries and fatalities stemming from common electrical hazards.

The one-hour video covers topics such as arc flash, lockout/tagout and personal protective equipment, and offers best practices and additional resources.

 

From 2011 to 2018, “exposure to electricity” resulted in an annual average of 151 fatalities, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2018, 160 electricity-related deaths and more than 2,000 electricity-related injuries requiring time away from work were recorded.

Registration is required to access the free video.

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