Statistics illustrate importance of creating a safer workplace for electrical workers

Blog Post created by lisamariesinatra Employee on May 17, 2017

70E, worker safety

May is Electrical Safety Month and throughout the month, NFPA and ESFI have been raising awareness of potential electrical hazards and the importance of electrical fire safety on the job.

This week, we’re highlighting some important statistics that point to the dangers of electrical work, and offering training opportunities to help employees and employers reduce the risk of injuries on the job, and create a safer electrical workplace. Check out our “70E: Did You Know” interactive demonstration to learn more.

We also wanted to let you know that NFPA has a new newsletter dedicated to all things electrical including NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace and  NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). When you’re looking for information about safe electrical design, installation and inspection, training, events, worker safety and more, NEC Connect has the answers you’re looking for. Check it out and subscribe today!