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Accident: 102290.015 - Employee'S Hands Are Burned When Dead Ending Ungrounded Powe

Accident: 102290.015 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 12/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1284921.01512/19/2017Rocky Mountain Power
At 2:30 p.m. on December 18, 2017, an employee was dead ending a denergized 345 KV powerline to a new steel pole. As the employee grabbed the line, he received an electrical charge from the ungrounded powerline, resulting in electrical burns to both hands. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, electric shock, power lines
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1284921.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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