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Accident: 103845.015 - Employee Is Burned While Repairing A Power Transmission Line

Accident: 103845.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 03/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1301532.01503/14/2018The Fishel Company
At 11:15 a.m. on March 6, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was engaged in repair/maintenance work for a power transmission line. He was positioning a new cable to a transformer when he was shocked by an electrical fault and his left hand was burned. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for electrical burns to his hand.
Keywords: power line worker, power lines, installing, electrician, electrical work, electrical fault, construction, burn, transformer, shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Maintenance or repair   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1301532.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist:
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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