WARNING!! WARNING!! VERY GRAPHIC IMAGES OF ELECTRICAL BURNS
Submitted by: OSHA Professor - Grizzy http://electrical-contractor.net/jt/grz1.JPG
Talking about insulated tools earlier, here’s some accidents which resulted from not using insulated tools, and / or insulated gloves, and / or lockout etc.
This worker will never practice in the trade any more. How will the family be provided for? How will he play baseball with his children?
These are the accidents I see, day in and day out. http://electrical-contractor.net/jt/grz2.JPG
Same hand a few days later, when massive subcutaneous tissue damage had caused severe swelling (swelling usually peaks 24-72 hours after electrical shock). To relieve pressure , which would have damaged nerves and blood vessels, the skin on the arm was cut open.
[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 05-04-2004).]