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Accident: 109972.015 - Employee Is Shocked, Burned By Energized Light Pole

Accident: 109972.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 09/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1352706.01510/01/2018Prism Electric
At 11:15 a.m. on September 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical serv ices company, was trouble shooting an electrical issue on a parking lot light po le. The employee made contact with the pole, which was energized, and sustained second and third degree burns to the hand. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for electric shock and burns.
Keywords: burn, construction, contact, electric shock, electrical, electrician, energized, hand, lighting, maintenance, repair, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1352706.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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