Tag Archives: Aging infrastructure
DTE had put up “caution tape” after Metro Detroit wind storm, but could fatal contact with live power line have been prevented if utility had cut electricity or stationed “wire down” personnel to guard the public?
After a twice-fallen power line nearly electrocutes a mail carrier, a concerned citizen reaches out to an electrocution lawyer for safety advice The best way to protect ourselves from electrocution and electrical shock injuries caused by downed and negligently maintained power lines is us. It’s everyday people. Friends and neighbors and people with the willingness […]
A closer look at the utility company serving Northern California and California Wine Country shows the dangers that may have played a role in setting the Northern California wildfires in motion
A wood utility pole is supposed to last between 50 and 60 years assuming routine maintenance. But when it’s not inspected regularly or timely replaced, electrocution risk increases
A day on the lake turns deadly when a catamaran mast hits a power line. It’s a tragic reminder that vertical power line clearance must always be maintained to avoid electrocution
Every day, power line workers risk electrocution, falling and strangulation. It’s no wonder they’ve made the list of most on-the-job fatalities in the U.S.