What are the hazards? Bodily contact with electricity
What are the results? Shock, fire, burns, falls or death
What should we look for? Tools that aren't double-insulated, damaged tools and cords, incorrect cords, wet conditions, tools used improperly
Actual Incident: A 45-year-old male electrician was electrocuted when he contacted an energized 1/2" electric drill casing. The victim was working in wet conditions and using a single insulated drill attached to damaged extensions cords run through water.
How do we prevent these results?
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