Never Assume Electrical Safety Series: Introduction

This one-of-a-kind electrical safety series from ESFI will give you and your co-workers the right frame of mind when it comes to safety in the workplace. Check out all of the video modules: Standards and Regulations, Construction Safety 101, Industrial Safety 101, Test Before You Touch, and Job Planning.

Paper: Occupations Most At-Risk in Fatal Overhead Power Line Incidents

This paper, titled “Occupations Most At-Risk in Fatal Overhead Power Line Incidents: Using OSHA Data to Get a Better Understanding” examined all electrical cases investigated by OSHA from 2000-2011 to determine the industries and occupations that often sustain injuries from overhead power line incidents as well as the scenarios associated with these events. ESFI President […]

Workplace Fatalities and Injuries 2003 – 2015

Twenty Three Years of Electrical Injury Data Shows Substantial Electrical Safety Improvement The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) uses the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and Survey of Occupational Injuries (SOII) to distill information specifically pertaining to fatal and nonfatal occupational electrical injuries. Each year the ESFI publishes […]

How Do You Know? This is How You Know

Chapter 6 How do you know that you’re doing everything possible to protect your employees from electrical hazards? The Electrical Safety Foundation International can help you answer this important question. Watch this video to find out more about ESFI’s online Electrical Safety Self-Assessment. You can start improving the electrical safety of your workplace today!  How […]

How Do You Know? Perspectives on Electrical Safety: An Employee’s Story

Chapter 5 Safe electrical practices are vital to everyone in your business. In this video, an employee relates his personal perspective on the importance of electrical safety in the workplace. How Do You Know Video Series How Do You Know? – Provides a brief introduction to the problem of occupational electrical injuries and fatalities and […]

How Do You Know? Perspectives on Electrical Safety: A Safety Supervisor’s Story

Chapter 4 The safety supervisor has a responsibility to provide adequate electrical safety training and a safe work environment. This video illustrates a safety supervisor’s personal perspective on the importance of electrical safety in the workplace. How Do You Know Video Series How Do You Know? – Provides a brief introduction to the problem of […]

How Do You Know? Perspectives on Electrical Safety: A Manager’s Story

Chapter 3 Safe electrical practices are vital to everyone in your business. This video provides a personal perspective on exactly how electrical safety affects a member of the management team. How Do You Know Video Series How Do You Know? – Provides a brief introduction to the problem of occupational electrical injuries and fatalities and […]

How Do You Know? What Does Electrical Safety Mean To You?

Chapter 2 The standards and regulations related to electrical safety in the workplace can seem overwhelming. This video explains the roles played by OSHA and NFPA 70E. It also introduces the Electrical Safety Self-Assessment, an online tool developed to help you evaluate your current electrical safety practices. How Do You Know Video Series How Do […]

How Do You Know? Program Introduction

Chapter 1 How do you know if your workforce is properly protected from electrical hazards? The “How Do You Know?” electrical safety awareness program can help you answer this important question. This video provides a brief introduction to the problem of occupational electrical injuries and fatalities and introduces the components of ESFI’s new “How Do […]

Appendix A – Paper: Occupations Most At-Risk in Fatal Overhead Power Line Incidents

ESFI has compiled data from all overhead power line injuries and fatalities investigated by OSHA from 2000-2011 to determine the industries and occupations that often sustain injuries from overhead power line incidents (OHPL) as well as the scenarios associated with these events. Table A-1. Occupations of workers fatally injured by OHPLs for selected employing industries […]

Electrical Safety Then and Now

Twenty Years of Electrical Injury Data Shows Substantial Electrical Safety Improvement The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) uses the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and Survey of Occupational Injuries (SOII) to distill information specifically pertaining to fatal and nonfatal occupational electrical injuries. Each year the ESFI publishes electrical […]

ESFI White Paper – Appendix A – Electrical Injury Trends and Data

The Electrical Safety Foundation International has compiled the occupational electrical injury experience of the major industries and occupations from data available through the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period 2003 through 2009. These data include the total number of electrical injuries and fatalities, the industries and occupations in which they occurred, and the […]