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Accident: 116363.015 - Firefighter Receives Electric Shock During Training

Accident: 116363.015 -- Report ID: 0253420 -- Event Date: 05/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1401982.01505/28/2019Borough Of Point Pleasant Fire Department
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on May 14, 2019, an employee was standing on the pum p panel working surface of a Seagrave fire apparatus (VIN 1F9E728T5TCST2002) and went to adjust the 120 VAC floodlight that was being powered by a Generac NP 75 D model 09344-1 (serial number 1638420) on-board generator. When the employee to uched the officer's side, the floodlight assembly from his position in front of the pump controls, he felt an electric shock. The employee complained about var ious neurological symptoms including numbness and tingling, anxiety, headaches/m igraines, nightmares, seizure-like activities, and was found to have an abnormal EEG. The employee was hospitalized for these injuries.
Keywords: electric pump, electric shock, fire brigade/department, lighting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1401982.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Firefighting occupations

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