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Accident: 118671.015 - Employee Suffers Electrical Burn While Charging Golf Cart

Accident: 118671.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392834.01504/12/201932nd District Agriculture Association State Of California
At 8:00 pm on April 9, 2019, an employee, a security officer, was plugging an el ectric golf cart into a DPI Automatic battery charger when the outlet arced. The charger had been modified a few days prior due to another employee having bumpe d into it as there was no barrier preventing carts from hitting the charger. The employee sustained a second degree burn to his left index finger and went to a local medical center for treatment but was not hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: battery charger, burn, collision, electric arc, finger, golf cart, security guard
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1392834.015 71 M Non Hospitalized injury

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