Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200774529 - Employee Contact Electric Power Source And Receives Burns
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On March 14, 2006, Employee #1, the crew leader, and coworkers were replacing a guy on a utility pole as part of a repair operation. After replacing the guy, Employee #1 observed that a transformer bracket had a gap between the transformer and the pole. Employee #1 elevated himself in the bucket truck to tighten the bolt and secured the transformer with an impact wrench. While Employee #1 was tightening the transformer, a porcelain cut out sheared. He contacted an electric power source and received severe burns. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center where he received treatment for the burns and was hospitalized.
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