|Document ID (ISN)||111834|
|ISSN - Serial title
|Convention or series no.
||Lessons to be learned from electrical accidents
||Les leçons à tirer des accidents électriques [in French]|
||May 2011, p.12-15. Illus.
||This article presents the findings of a Health and Safety Executive Report according to which 40% of fatal occupational accidents in the United Kingdom implicate electricity. The report is based on the analysis of accidents reported between 1996 and 2008. The article next proposes seven "golden rules" for working safely in the presence of electrical equipment. It also includes boxes containing short electrical accident descriptions together with the lessons to be learned, with reference to the "golden rules".
||electricity; electrical safety; risk factors; fatalities
||United Kingdom; analysis of accident causes; safe working methods; causes of accidents; report
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)