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Accident: 106888.015 - Employee Is Shocked, Burned In Electric Arc

Accident: 106888.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 06/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1326309.01506/28/2018Colvin Brothers Construction, Llc

At 1:20 p.m. on June 23, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was installing an aluminum sheet on top of a gas station canopy. As he handled the metal sheet, it came too close to a high voltage power line. An electric ar c ensued, and Employee #1 sustained burns to his hands and an exit wound on his foot. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for electric sh ock and burns.

Keywords: burn, construction, electric arc, electric shock, foot, hand, installing, material handling, metal decking, power lines, roof
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 13

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1326309.015 26 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Installing metal siding

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