Arc Flash & Electrical Safety News
Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
British Utility Pays $675,000 As A Result Of Arc Flash Fatality
The Daily Gazette reports that: "UK Power Networks also said it deeply regretted the death of Mr Higgins. 'Our guilty plea at the earliest opportunity acknowledged our responsibilities for what tragically happened on that day,' said a spokesman."
OHS Magazine reports that, "HSE's investigation found that UK Power Networks had failed to properly assess work with tap changers, did not devise procedures for the work, and failed to adequately train employees for carrying it out. The utility has since revised its procedures for the task, HSE reported."
You can read the story in a local newspaper, the Daily Gazette.
The story is also in Occupational Health and Safety magazine.
Smart Phone Video Of Street Party In Thailand Captures Arc FlashThere is no news report on this incident, but a cell phone recording of a street party in Thailand captures what appears to be an arc flash. What do you think?
Watch the video on LiveLeak.
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