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 […]
To better promote electrical safety in the workplace, the ESFI seeks to provide objective data on occupational electrical accidents to help decision-makers better allocate safety resources so they may have the maximum impact. This paper builds on earlier work by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and supplements it with new information […]
The most recent workplace electrical injury and fatality data published by ESFI covers the 20 year period from 1992-2010, but mainly focuses on 2003-2010 data.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) first began to compile its Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) in 1992. This actual count of on-the-job injuries and illnesses has since been accepted by the National Safety Council as the definitive census of occupational injuries in the US. Each fatality is verified by at least two […]