OSHA video on working with cranes near power lines

By Laura Hatton08 January 2014

The video covers the ways in which the incident happened and how it could have been prevented

The video covers the ways in which the incident happened and how it could have been prevented

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the USA has released video on ways to prevent electrocution when working with cranes near power lines.

Prevent Electrocutions: Work Safely with Cranes near Power Lines, is part of OSHA’s educational series about potential hazards in the construction industry. The video is based on real-life incidents and explains the safety measures that would have prevented injuries and fatalities.

The video is available in English and in Spanish and can be downloaded from the OSHA website or viewed on the Department of Labor YouTube channel.

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