- Breakout Sessions
Why Do Electrical Fatalities Occur on the Job
Between 2011 and 2021, OSHA reported a total of 1,201 workplace fatalities involving electricity. Exposure to electricity continues to be one of the leading causes of workplace injury or death in the United States and that number has not significantly decreased in the last decade. This session will look at deadly electrical incidents since 2011 to find commonalities and examine whether engineering controls or behavioral changes could have avoided the fatalities and discuss what changes can be made to in the workplace and training to prevent electrical related injuries.
Brett Brenner is the President of the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), the premier non-profit organ
Daniel Majano is the Program Manager at the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI). Since 2014, Mr. Majano
- Safety Management: Risk