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How to Reduce Electrical Hazards on the Farm/Ranch

While electricity is invaluable to the farming industry, improper use can cause fires, injuries and worse, death. Some electrical hazards on the farm can result in electrical shock to humans or to livestock and possibly cause fires in structures or operating equipment. Coupled with the increased presence of moisture and dampness in livestock areas, electrical…

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Avoiding Electrical Accidents: Things to Look Out For

Did you know that approximately 800 electricity-related fatalities are reported in the United States each year? According to the National Ag Safety Database of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, electrical currents above 5 milliamp (mA)  “can cause loss of muscular control, irregular heart rhythm and, finally, cardiac arrest.” Data suggests the need…