A power plant is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power. Most power plants contain one or more generators, a rotating machine that converts mechanical power into electrical power.

The relative motion between a magnetic field and a conductor creates an electrical current. The energy source harnessed to turn the generator varies widely.

Most power stations in the world burn fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas to generate electricity. Others use nuclear power, but there is an increasing use of cleaner renewable sources such as solar, wind, wave and hydroelectric.

Exposure to hazardous chemicals is the cause of thousands of worker injuries every year in the power industry. Workers routinely come into contact with chemicals such as corrosives, oxidizers and solvents.

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