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Accident: 108417.015 - Employee Working On Overhead Power Line Is Shocked, Incurs C

Accident: 108417.015 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 08/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337780.01508/02/2018Choptank Electric Cooperative, Inc.
At 11:45 a.m. on August 2, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was tying off the B Phase of an overhead power line. He sustained an electric shock and lost consciousness. Emergency services transported the emplo yee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for injuries sustained, i ncluding a contusion to his left pectoral muscle and swelling of his right foot.
Keywords: chest, construction, contusion, electric shock, electrical work, energized, foot, installing, material handling, overhead power line, power line worker, tower, unconsciousness
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1337780.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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