|Document ID (ISN)||108456|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2007-155
||Preventing worker deaths and injuries from contacting overhead power lines with metal ladders
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2007. 4p. Illus. 5 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2007-155/pdfs/2007-155.pdf [in English]
||This leaflet presents recommendations to prevent injuries and deaths from electrocution while working with metal ladders around energized, overhead power lines. Contents: description of exposure; measures and precautions to be taken by employers, workers, contractors and ladder manufacturers; short descriptions of two fatal accidents among painters.
||USA; painting; ladders; electric shock; injuries; fatalities; electrical accidents; overhead electric lines
||case study; electricity; safety guides; safe working methods; migrant workers; limitation of exposure
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)