Worker Deaths by Electrocution: A Summary of Surveillance Findings and Investigative Case Reports. US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-131, (1998, May). Reports that electrocutions were the fifth leading cause of death based on data from the NIOSH National Traumatic Occupational Fatalities (NTOF) surveillance system, from 1980 through 1989. The 6,359 deaths caused by electrocutions accounted for 7% of all fatalities.
Glossary. US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Edison Electric Institute (EEI). Represents United States shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates, and industry associates worldwide. US members generate almost 60% of the electricity produced by US electric generators.
Electricity 101. Explains how electricity is produced, transmitted, and distributed; which fuels are used to generate electricity; how electric utilities are regulated; and how the electric utility industry has evolved over the past 100 years.
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Has major locations in Palo Alto, California, and Charlotte, North Carolina, and was established in 1973 as an independent, nonprofit center for public interest energy and environmental research. EPRI's members represent over 90% of the electricity generated in the United States.
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