ELECTRICAL WORKPLACE FATALITIES 2017
There were 136 electrical fatalities in 2017. An 11.6% drop from 2016, returning to 2015 levels.Contact with / Exposure to electric current accounted for 2.6% of all workplace fatalities. In 2016, they accounted for..Contact with / Exposure to electric current maintained its position as sixth most common type of workplace fatality.18 to 19 age group – 2.4 times;More
ESFI: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries 2003 - 2017
Was this helpful?People also askWhat percentage of Electrical injuries are fatal?What percentage of Electrical injuries are fatal?In 2018, 9% of all electrical injuries were fatal. Good producing private industries (natural resources and mining, construction, manufacturing) accounted for 71% of fatal electrical injuries compared to 28% fatal injuries from service-providing private industries.ESFI Occupational Injury and Fatality StatisticsSee all results for this questionWhat are the leading electrical fatalities?What are the leading electrical fatalities?“Constructing, Repairing, Cleaning” accounted for the leading worker activity for electrical fatalities at 63%. “Using or Operating Tools, Machinery” accounted for 23% of electrical fatalities. 35% of electrical fatalities occurred in Private Residences, 26% occurred in Industrial Place and Premises, and 13% in Street and Highway.ESFI Occupational Injury and Fatality StatisticsSee all results for this questionWhat industry has the most electrical fatalities?What industry has the most electrical fatalities?The second leading industry in electrical fatalities in professional and business services with 20 fatalities (15%). The utility industry had the highest rate of fatal electrical injuries (1 / 100,000) followed by construction (0 / 100,000) Electrical fatalities account for 5.7% of all electrical injuries.ESFI Occupational Injury and Fatality StatisticsSee all results for this questionFeedback
ESFI: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries 2003 - 2017
2017 Workplace Electrical Safety Highlights: Fatal Electrical Injuries. There were 136 electrical fatalities in 2017. An 11.6% drop from 2016, returning to 2015 levels. Contact with / Exposure to electric current accounted for 2.6% of all workplace fatalities. In 2016, they accounted for 2.9%, in 2015 2.7% and 3.1% in 2014.
Workplace Electrical injuries 2003 - 2017
PDF fileElectrical Fatalities 2003 -2017 54% of fatal electrical injuries occured in the construction industry 6th drop in fatal electrical injuries Contact with / exposure to electricity is the 6th most common cause of workplace fatalty 11% 5% of electrical injuries in 2017 were fatal Electrical InjuriesElectrical Injuries 2,390 2 ,650 2,950 2,620
Electrical Fatalities Go Down, Nonfatal Injuries Go Up
June 19, 2017. Brett Brenner. The annual incidence of workplace electrical fatalities continues to decline, while nonfatal electrical injuries sharply increased in 2015, states a new report compiled and released by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI).
Top electrical safety stories of 2017 | 2017-12-27 | ISHN
From arc flash accidents to electric shock hazards in pools and marinas, here are the top electrical safety stories from 2017 that were featured on ISHN. Arc flash victim avoids injury thanks to PPE December 12, 2017 An arc flash at the Panda Power station in south Sherman, Texas, sent one employee to the hospital. Sherman Fire says It happened around 7:30 a.m. at 510 Progress Drive in
Current Statistics on Electrical Injuries and Fatalities
ESFI reported on the 2016 statistics involving electrical injuries and fatalities. The number of electrical fatalities in 2016 represent a 15% increase from 2015. In 2016, there was one electrical fatality for every 34 fatalities from all causes. ESFI uses
ESFI Occupational Injury and Fatality Statistics
Occupational Injury and Fatality StatisticsStatistics 2003 - 2017BackgroundDiscussion - Injury RatesFacts and FiguresSummaryThe Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace. Founded in 1994 as a cooperative effort by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), ESFI is funded by voluntary contributions from electrical mSee more on esfi
Electrical Fatality Statistics - Health and Safety Authority
Electrical Fatality Statistics Fatality rate from Electricity In Ireland, there have been 49 electrocutions or deaths from the explosive/burning effects of electricity from 2000 to the end of 2019.
NFPA - Fatal electrical injuries at work
Electrical hazards are a potential source of injury to workers in a wide array of work environments. Occupations that routinely involve electrical work are the most obvious populations at risk for electrical injury, but virtually any environment that utilizes electrical equipment or is conducted near electrical installations may involve exposure to hazardous energy.
Fatality Inspection Data | Occupational Safety and Health
Fatality Inspection Data Work-related fatalities for cases inspected by Federal or State OSHA This page provides data on work-related fatalities that occurred under Federal OSHA and State Plan jurisdiction for cases that have been closed or citations issued on or after January 1, 2017.
Fatal Injury - Health and Safety Authority
The classification of fatalities may be subject to change as additional information becomes available. This can result in the overall fatality total changing, in addition to the sectoral totals. A more detailed breakdown of fatal and non-fatal injuries is available in our annual Summary of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics .