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Electrical safety: safety and health for electrical trades - student manual (revised edition).
Fowler-TW; Miles-KK; McCann-M; Stephenson-CM
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2009-113, 2009 Apr; :1-81
This manual will present many topics. There are four main types of electrical injuries: electrocution (death due to electrical shock), electrical shock, burns, and falls. The dangers of electricity, electrical shock, and the resulting injuries will be discussed. The various electrical hazards will be described. You will learn about the safety model, an important tool for recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards. Important definitions and notes are shown in the margins. Practices that will help keep you safe and free of injury are emphasized. To give you an idea of the hazards caused by electricity, case studies about real-life deaths will be described.
Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health; Occupational-exposure; Electrical-equipment; Electrical-charge; Electrical-burns; Electrical-shock; Electrical-workers; Electric-power-generation
NTIS Accession No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2009-113
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division