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Document ID (ISN)107847
CIS number 08-431
ISSN - Serial title 0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Prevention of electrocutions among electricity workers
Original title Prevención de electrocuciones en trabajadores del sector eléctrico [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 2006, Vol.52, No.310, p.26-33. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract This article contains recommendations aimed at avoiding electrocutions among crane operators and construction site workers working near overhead electric lines, and explains how to proceed in the event of a contact with an overhead electric cable. It also presents a description of five fatal accidents.
Descriptors (primary) electricity; electric shock; overhead electric lines; cranes
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; USA; safe working methods; case study; fatalities; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Cranes