Electrical Safety Or Electrical Accidents

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 were made law with the aim of improving electrical safety in all work places, however it is estimated that there are still about 20 deaths each year caused by electric burns or electric shocks, and, in addition, several hundred serious injuries.

Most significant electrical accidents at work occur because employees are working on or near equipment that is wrongly believed to be isolated from power however is in fact still live, or the employees do not atacand from canada. have adequate training or the correct equipment, and have not taken adequate precautions.Ai?? These types of accident are preventable and if the safe work practices required by the Electricity at Work Regulations were followed the accidents would not occur.

The Health and Safety Executive is empowered under the Health and Safety at Work Act to make criminal prosecutions of companies that disregard electrical safety putting workersai??i?? health at risk.Ai?? In addition, the injured worker would be entitled to make an accident at work compensation claim against i want to buy some viagra, snorting pliva. the company for the injury and financial loss suffered due to the electrical accident.

Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 can be found at www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1989/635/regulation