A shipfitter was setting up his welding equipment. As he installed the whip to the feeder, one hand came in contact with the metal end or nozzle of the whip his other hand grasped the wire from the feeder.
This completed the 80-volt electrical circuit which allowed the 80 volts of electricity to run across his chest.
The employee sustained burns to his hands and was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Never touch live electrical parts!
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