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Accident: 117070.015 - Employee Testing Battery Bank Is Shocked And Burned

Accident: 117070.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 06/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1407820.01506/13/2019Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on June 12, 2019, Employee #1 was working at a power plant. The em ployee was testing a battery bank when electrical energy contacted his head. He received an electric shock and burns to the face and head. The employee was tr ansported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of his injuries.
Keywords: battery, burn, construction, contact, electric shock, electrical testing, electrical work, face, head
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition   1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1407820.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Engineers, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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