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Title: Common Workplace Electrical Hazards & Safety

Common Workplace Electrical Hazards
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Electricity is one of the primary needs of
todays lifestyle and has become essential in
every aspects. But it also has proven to be one
of the most disastrous hazards know to man.
Whether you are using or while maintaining it,
electricity can present seriously hazardous
Electrical explosions can be extremely dangerous
as it can rapidly vaporizes metal and insulation
material. The primary cause of an electrical
explosion could be a current fault.
Electrical fires could burn down the whole
facility within few minutes. The most common
causes of electrical fires according to the USFA
(U.S Fire Administration) are faulty electrical
outlets and old appliances and equipment. Electric
al fire caused by outdated wiring are also one of
primary reason of electrical fires in both
commercial and residential facilities.
Electrocution is the name given to deaths caused
by electrical shocks. Any contact of human body
part with any source of electricity can result as
current passing through muscles or hair and can
cause death. Electrocution can also occur due to
poorly insulated wire or undergrounded equipment.
Some other causes include using electricity or
electrical equipment while in contact with
water. The most common cause of electrocution
occurrence in workplace are avoiding OSHA and
other safety regulatory practices by both
employee and employer.
When electricity passes through the body, it can
cause electrical burn with rapid injury. Only in
United States, every year more than 1,000 deaths
are reported due to electrical burns. Unlike
other burns such as thermal and chemical, it can
severely damage tissues deeper underneath the
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