Electrocuted on the Job
Assisting Employees Electrocuted on the Job
An electrocution injury is among the most serious and potentially fatal types of workplace injuries. Someone may be electrocuted on the job because of a failure to comply with regulations while working around power wires or failing to follow protocols for installing electrical systems. Employers must follow federal and state codes that regulate the way electricity is used.
How an Electrocution Injury Can Happen:
- Improperly installed wiring
- Failure to warn employees of high voltage area
- Tree workers directed to work near power lines in violation of protocol
Electrocution Injuries Can Occur in the Home or Workplace and May Lead to:
We are prepared to investigate an electrocution injury, which may be linked to a violation of federal Occupational Safety Health and Administration (OSHA) guidelines. At the Eichholz Law Firm, we are ready to assist a worker electrocuted on the job.