Electrical Safety

Electricity-related hazards include electric shock and burns, arc-flash burns, arc-blast impacts, and falls – all of which can be fatal. Precautions including proper training, electrical rated personal protective equipment, and establishing minimum approach distance must be taken when working on or around exposed live electrical hazards. 

Guidelines for the Removal of Light Ballasts
OSHA Working Safely with Electricity Fact Sheet

For additional information contact the Division of Safety and Compliance at 217-265-9828, or safetyandcompliance@illinois.edu.