Resources

CODES & STANDARDS

OSHA

OSHA Subpart S Electrical – Electrical

OSHA cfr 29 1910  – US Occupational Safety & Health Standards for 1910

National Electrical Code (NEC)

National Electrical Code 2008 – Free access to the 2008 NEC (requires registration)

National Electrical Code 2005 – Free access to the 2005 NEC (requires registration)

National Electrical Code – General Information on NEC

Listing of NEC Code Adoption by State –  2008 status

How NEC & NFPA 70E Work Together on Energized Equipment

NFPA 70E

NFPA 70E 2009 – Standard for electrical safety in the workplace

IEEE

IEEE 1584 – Guide for Performing Arc Flash Analysis Hazards

Canadian Electric Code – CSA C 22.1

CSA General Information – General information and background on CSA

City & State

City & State Codes – A government listing of links to city and state codes including electrical

United Kingdom

Health and Safety Work Act – UK Statute Law on Health & Safety in the Workplace.

STATISTICS & RELATED INFORMATION

US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics – Statistics on injuries in the workplace

Electrical Extension Cord Injuries & Electrical Cord Use Information from US Consumer Product Safety Commission 

HEALTH & SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of Safety Councils – The American Association of Safety Councils is an international association of safety council professionals whose mission is the enhancement of safety and health.

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists – a member-based organization that advances occupational and environmental health.

American Industrial Hygiene Association – serving the needs of occupational and environmental health professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.

American Society of Safety Engineers

Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association – CSHEMA, provides information sharing opportunities, continuing education, and professional fellowship to people with environmental health and safety responsibilities in the education and research communities.

National Council for Occupational Safety and Health – The National COSH is a federation of local and statewide “COSH” groups–Committees/Coalitions on Occupational Safety and Health. COSH groups are private, non-profit coalitions of labor unions, health and technical professionals, and others interested in promoting and advocating for worker health and safety. 

National Safety Council – The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads, through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association –  (VPPPA) is the leading organization dedicated to cooperative occupational safety, health and environmental management systems.

Health & Safety Executive – Great Britain.  HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.

MEDICAL

EMedicine Electrical Injuries – Details about electrical injuries and the effect on the human body

ElectricalInjury.com – Dr. Michael S. Morse explains various electrical injuries

LEGAL

Electrical Accidents Info Center – Search attorneys who specialize in handling electrical accidents.

ELECTRICAL SAFETY ENGINEERING, TRAINING & CONSULTANTS

Martin Technical – Electrical Safety Training, Electrical Safety Audits, Consulting and more.

Martin Arc Flash – Arc Flash Analysis and Labeling Programs

BLOGS

Maintenance Pros Blog – Information on maintenance for plants and buildings

Electrical Safety & Efficiency Journal – Blog on electrical safety and efficiencies

DOE Office of Corporate Safety – DOE statistics on electrical accidents

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