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Toolbox talk: electric cord safety.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Power tools are widely used on construction sites. Flexible extension cords are often necessary to provide electricity to the tool. Due to the very reasons they are used, (exposed, flexible, and unsecured) they are more susceptible to damage than fixed wiring.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Electrical-equipment; Electrical-hazards; Electrical-safety; Electrical-transmission; Power-tools; Equipment-reliability; Electricity; Tools
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Toolbox talk: electric cord safety
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
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