Selected Electrical Incidents and Occurrences from Ontario MOL - 2nd Qtr 2005
An unwelcome trend, incidents are up across the board from the same period last year.
Please note for this period, workers knowingly working live accounted for the following;
3 of 4 fatalities,
7 of 9 criticals,
6 of 17 non-criticals.
The historical trend is 50% of all incidents involving injuries to workers involve workers knowingly working live.
Mike Reiser, P.Eng.
PSS - Ontario Ministry of Labour
Phone: (519) 883-5682
FAX: (519) 883-5694
(Thanks to Michael Reiser and Tony Moscioni)