Most construction workers find themselves at risk of electrocution at some point in their jobs. Even if you don’t work with electrical wires you could be at risk of electrocution if you use power tools — especially while performing your job duties outdoors.
Fortunately, you can avoid most electrocutions and other electrical accidents by playing it safe and following some common sense advice.
Tips to avoid one-the-job electrocutions
Here are six tips every construction worker should know about electrical safety:
Were you shocked on the job?
Whether you were shocked on the job, or your loved died from electrocution, it may be possible to receive workers’ compensation benefits regarding the accident. A successfully navigated workers’ compensation claim can provide workers with money to pay for medical care and time spent unable to work.