Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170742134 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Transmitter
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|301214888||05/21/1997||4813||Us West Communication Inc|
A central office technician was installing coaxial cable to a microwave transmitter from a DST 4000 communication source. His metal watchband contacted 52-volt dc diodes and caused an electrical fault. The employee received an electric shock. Two 30-ampere fuses opened in response to the fault. The employee immediately replaced the fuses. Ten days after the accident, the employee was hospitalized for a secondary infection caused by his injury.
|1||301214888||Hospitalized injury||Electric Shock||Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.|