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Accident: 103112.015 - Employee Receives Electrical Shock From Power Strip And Is H

Accident: 103112.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265772.01509/22/2017Visalia Unified School District
At 6:40 p.m. on August 22, 2017, an employee was vacuuming and cleaning classrooms. The employee unplugged the vacuum cleaner cord from an external power outlet strip and was shocked by an arc flash. The employee was admitted to the hospital for observation overnight. No evidence of physical injury was noted in the medical report. However, the employee stated that he felt discomfort extending up his left forearm and the pain radiated up his arm to his chest.
Keywords: vacuum cleaner, chest, electric shock, janitor, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1265772.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Janitors and cleaners

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