Safety News

Empire State Mine resumes underground mining operations

Empire State Mine resumes underground mining operations after a hoist malfunction on Friday, that was caused by an “electrical problem”. 140 workers were unable to go back underground in the mine because of an accident that happened Friday, when an

Contractor suffered severe electrical burns in accident

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Fire crews are on scene at a North Haven business after a person suffered severe electrical burns in an accident on Wednesday morning. The fire department says that emergency crews are on scene at Ulbrich Stainless

OSHA reviews cause of two arc flash accidents, finding they could have been prevented if the workers performed a simple test

In both cases the workers did not test to verify the equipment was actually deenergized before beginning the work- they believed it was, and that could have cost them their life. If they had taken the extra time to perform

Renewable Energy Company cited after fatality at New Hampshire Power Plant

OSHA NEWS RELEASE – REGION 1   U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Renewable Energy Company Following Fatality at New Hampshire Power Plant The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited EWP Renewable Corp. doing business

Work Electrocution While on the Job

Modesto City Worker Dies of Electrocution While on the Job An employee of the City of Medesto was electrocuted while on the job and city officials confirm the employee of six years has died. It was a tragic work-related accident that