As of the last reported data from 2015, there are 553,685 workers employed at 17,517 Utilities establishements in the United States. The industry is slowly growing, adding 4,692 jobs in the 12 months between 2014 and 2015. On average, each business employs 32 workers. Over the past 5 years this industry has recorded an accident rate of over 2 times (0% more) the average for the Industry.
The accident investigation below was opened on Thursday, May 30th 2019 by OSHA representitives in Hastings, NE after learning of an incident at T-L Irrigation Company which had occured on Wednesday, May 29th 2019. A 18 year old Laborer had been killed when the atv rollover kills employee
NarrativeAt 9:00 a.m. on May 29, 2019, an employee was using an ATV to spray weeds in an irrigation ditch. The employee was killed when the ATV rolled over on him, fracturing his neck.
The accident investigation below was opened on Thursday, March 28th 2019 by OSHA representitives in Newark, NJ after learning of an incident at Public Service Electric And Gas Company which had occured on the same day. A 59 year old Electrician had been killed when the employee was electrocuted when coming in contact with electri
NarrativeAt 8:00 a.m. on March 28, 2019, an employee was retrieving a piece of equipment when he came into contact with a live electrical component and was electrocuted.
OSHA investigators arrived in Houston, TX on Wednesday, November 28th 2018 and began an accident investigation after learning of an incident at Volt Power, Llc which had occured on Tuesday, November 27th 2018. A 40 year old Electrical power installer had been killed when the
NarrativeAt 4:30 p.m. on November 27, 2018, an employee was guiding a power pole into the ground. The power pole became energized, resulting in an electrical shock. The employee was killed.