ELECTRICAL WORKPLACE FATALITIES 2017
ESFI: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries 2003 - 2017
2017 Workplace Electrical Safety Highlights: Fatal Electrical Injuries. There were 136 electrical fatalities in 2017. An 11.6% drop from 2016, returning to 2015 levels. Contact with / Exposure to electric current accounted for 2.6% of all workplace fatalities. In 2016, they accounted for 2.9%, in 2015 2.7% and 3.1% in 2014.
Current Statistics on Electrical Injuries and Fatalities
ESFI reported on the 2016 statistics involving electrical injuries and fatalities. The number of electrical fatalities in 2016 represent a 15% increase from 2015. In 2016, there was one electrical fatality for every 34 fatalities from all causes. ESFI uses the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and CFOI.
ESFI Occupational Injury and Fatality Statistics
Occupational Injury and Fatality StatisticsStatistics 2003 - 2017BackgroundDiscussion - Injury RatesFacts and FiguresSummaryThe Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace. Founded in 1994 as a cooperative effort by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), ESFI is funded by voluntary contributions from electrical mSee more on esfi
Fatality Inspection Data | Occupational Safety and Health
2453 rowsThis page provides data on work-related fatalities that occurred under Federal OSHA and DATE OF INCIDENTCITYSELECT STATEHAZARD DESCRIPTIONSalinaUTWorker died in fall from scaffold.Saint GeorgeUTWorker died in fall from roof.KunaIDWorker died from infection of occupational injDarienWIWorker died in fall down stairs.See all 2453 rows on www
Workplace Electrical injuries 2003 - 2017
PDF fileElectrical Fatalities 2003 -2017 54% of fatal electrical injuries occured in the construction industry 6th drop in fatal electrical injuries Contact with / exposure to electricity is the 6th most common cause of workplace fatalty 11% 5% of electrical injuries in 2017 were fatal Electrical InjuriesElectrical Injuries 2,390 2 ,650 2,950 2,620
Top electrical safety stories of 2017 | 2017-12-27 | ISHN
From arc flash accidents to electric shock hazards in pools and marinas, here are the top electrical safety stories from 2017 that were featured on ISHN. Arc flash victim avoids injury thanks to PPE December 12, 2017 An arc flash at the Panda Power station in south Sherman, Texas, sent one employee to the hospital. Sherman Fire says It happened around 7:30 a.m. at 510 Progress Drive in
Electrical Fatality Statistics - Health and Safety Authority
Fatality rate from Electricity. In Ireland, there have been 49 electrocutions or deaths from the explosive/burning effects of electricity from 2000 to the end of 2019.
National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2018
PDF file• Fatalities to non-Hispanic Black or African American workers increased 16 percent to 615 in 2018, the highest total since 1999. Their fatal injury rate also increased from 3.2 per 100,000 FTE workers in 2017 to 3.6 in 2018. • Hispanic or Latino workers experienced 961 fatalities in 2018, a 6 percent increase from 2017
NFPA - Fatal electrical injuries at work
Electrical hazards are a potential source of injury to workers in a wide array of work environments. Occupations that routinely involve electrical work are the most obvious populations at risk for electrical injury, but virtually any environment that utilizes electrical equipment or is conducted near electrical installations may involve exposure to hazardous energy.
Commonly Used Statistics | Occupational Safety and Health
Commonly Used Statistics Federal OSHA coverage. Federal OSHA is a small agency; with our state partners we have approximately 2,100 inspectors responsible for the health and safety of 130 million workers, employed at more than 8 million worksites around the nation — which translates to about one compliance officer for every 59,000 workers.