Free Safety Resources
Electrical Safety Free Resources
Videos – Arc Flash, Shock & Educational
Electrical Codes & Standards
Electrical Statistics & Related Information
Electrical Equipment and Industry Definitions
Arc Flash and Arc Flash Analysis Information and FAQs
Health & Safety Organizations
Medical Information on Electrical Injuries
Electrical Safety & Accident Blogs
Electrical Safety Training Power Point Presentation
Electrical accidents happen from either electrical shock or electrical arc flash explosions. We have put some videos below from cameras catching live events as well as staged demonstrations to show you how dangerous these situations are.
We also want people to understand the importance of caring for their electrical appliances correctly, and getting industrial equipment tested. There are companies all over the globe who will come out to run tests on your equipment to ensure accidents like these never happen to you. From pat testing in bolton to pat testing in Florida, there will be a company near you to help!
WARNING: Some videos are graphic in nature and are not suitable for children.
LIVE ACCIDENTS- Electrical Shock & Electrical Explosion Videos
Man on Train Roof Touches Electrical Power Line and is Electrocuted. Click Link to Watch GRAPHIC CONTENT.
Video – Suicidal Man Kills Self on High Voltage Electrical Line GRAPHIC CONTENT
LIVE ACCIDENTS – Electrical Arc Flash Videos
Only a few arc flash / blast accidents have been captured on video. Below are a few known videos.
Video – ExxonMobil arc flash video footage was caught on a security camera while breakers were being racked.
Video – This arc flash video provides a good demonstration of an arc occurring on power lines This helps give a good image of what an arc is in terms of the energy in a fault escaping to the air.
DEMONSTRATION & EDUCATIONAL – Arc Flash, Blast and Electrical Explosion Videos
Describing arc flash or electrical shock in technical terms is one thing, but being able to see it’s impact on video is quite another. Below are some good arc flash and electrical shock video clips that are staged or educational.
Please suggest other electrical accident videos to us by contacting us!
ELECTRICAL CODES & STANDARDS
OSHA Subpart S Electrical – Electrical Standards
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 National Electric Code ( NEC )
Listing of NEC Code Adoption by State – 2008 NEC status
NFPA 70E 2009 – Standard for electrical safety in the workplace
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
Health and Safety Work Act – UK Statute Law on Health & Safety in the Workplace.
US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics – Statistics on injuries in the workplace
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.
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.
EMedicine Electrical Injuries – Details about electrical injuries and the effect on the human body
ElectricalInjury.com – Dr. Michael S. Morse explains various electrical injuries
Maintenance Pros Blog – Information on maintenance for plants and buildings
Electrical Safety & Efficiency Journal – Blog on electrical safety and efficiencies