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Jan 30, 2017
Oregon OSHA Topic Page: Electrical

This topic page provides information from Oregon OSHA on electrical safety and health, including regulations, safe work practices, publications and training.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 30, 2017
Electrical Safety

Electrical current exposes workers to a serious, widespread occupational hazard; practically all members of the workforce are exposed to electrical energy during the performance of their daily duties, and electrocutions occur to workers in various job categories...

Source: NIOSH

Jan 30, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Electrical

Working with electricity can be dangerous. Engineers, electricians, and other professionals work with electricity directly, including working on overhead lines, cable harnesses, and circuit assemblies. Learn more on this website about safety and health precautions and regulations related to electrical work.

Source: OSHA

Jan 30, 2017
Electric Power Transmission, Distribution & Generation eTool

This eTool seeks to inform employers of their obligations to develop the appropriate hazard prevention and control methodologies designed to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses.

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Ergonomics eTool: Solutions for Electrical Contractors

This *eTool describes common hazards that electrical contractors may encounter and possible solutions for these hazards. This eTool is a product of the OSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Alliance

Source: OSHA

Nov 01, 2005
Preventing Arc Flash Incidents in the Workplace

Requirements set forth by the NEC, IEEE, and OSHA enforce the need for more clearly defined workplace safety measures to protect workers against the hazards of arc flash

Source: EC&M Magazine

Nov 01, 2003
Safety and Health for Electrical Trades: Student Manual (

This student manual is part of a safety and health curriculum for secondary and post-secondary electrical trades courses. The manual is designed to engage the learner in recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards associated with electrical work

Source: NIOSH