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Accident: 106457.015 - Power Line Worker Is Shocked And Burned

Accident: 106457.015 -- Report ID: 0336000 -- Event Date: 06/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1321871.01506/12/2018Thompson Electric, Inc.
At 7:10 p.m. on June 6, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services co mpany, was working on electrical power lines following a power outage. The elec trical utility company did not ensure that the power was switched off where the employee was working. Employee #1 received an electric shock and electrical bur ns. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, construction, elec utility work, electric shock, electrical work, lockout/tagout, power line worker, power lines, unguarded live parts
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Other   25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1321871.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Electrical and electronic technicians FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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