Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170749253 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Gate
|Maryland Jockey Club Of Baltimore City, Inc.
Abstract: An employee was training a race horse in the use of a mobile starting gate. The horse fell to its knees, and the employee dismounted and grabbed a steel gate to open it. Non-current-carrying metal parts of the gate had been energized by a faulty extension cord set. The employee sustained an electric shock and could not let go of the gate. A coworker wearing rubber boots knocked the injured employee away. The employee was hospitalized for the electric shock he received.
|Nature of Injury
|Animal caretakers, except farm