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ESFI Releases Updated Workplace Electrical Fatalities and Injuries Data

Each year, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) collects information on fatal and nonfatal occupational electrical injuries using the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and Survey of Occupational Injuries (SOII). ESFI then publishes the information in tabular and graphical form to esfi.org. The most recent data covers electrical injuries from 1992-2020 and fatalities from 2003-2020 but mainly focuses on 2011-2020 data.

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ESFI Thanks Their 2021 Corporate Contributors

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is the premier non-profit dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace. Over the past 20 years, ESFI has reinvigorated how electrical safety is addressed through groundbreaking programs and campaigns. As an independent, non-biased non-profit that provides third-party validation, ESFI relies on contributions to provide funding for the development of new programs and resources throughout the year.

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Celebrate the Holidays Safely with Tips from ESFI

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is providing safety tips to prevent household fires and accidents caused by improper heating, cooking, and holiday decorating practices. Statistics show that the incidents of home fires and electrical accidents typically increase during the winter holiday season.

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ESFI Announces New Utility Members to the Board of Directors

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) recently appointed Joy Ditto of the American Public Power Association (APPA) and Stephanie Voyda of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to serve as members of its Board of Directors. The directors comprising ESFI’s Board are senior management representatives from a number of organizations dedicated to providing electrical safety information to the public, communities, and the workforce. The incoming directors bring new perspectives about electric utilities to the Board.

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ESFI Releases Surge Protective Devices Survey Results

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section (BI-VS) recently surveyed commercial and industrial facility professionals, including managers, owners, building engineers, heads of maintenance, and related occupations. These professionals provided insights regarding power surge incidences, misconceptions, and the usage of surge protective devices in their facilities.

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