Some of the most dangerous situations arise out of common mistakes that can be easily avoided. Today we will focus on some of the more common (and commonly overlooked) safety issues that should be prevented to help improve safety performance.
Almost everything in a workplace setting today operates on electricity. Electrical equipment is potentially hazardous and can cause serious shock and burn injuries if improperly used or maintained. If a part of the body comes into contact with the electrical circuit, a shock will occur. The current enters the body at one point and leaves at another point. This passage of electricity can cause great pain, burns, and even fatalities.