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Accident: 170161368 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 170161368 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/05/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11200183909/05/19904931San Diego Gas And Electric Co.
A power line worker was working alone, troubleshooting a fault during a power outage. He was working in an underground vault. A nearby business worker asked the employee when power would be restored. This distracted the power line worker. The circuit he was working on was not protected, and he contacted a high voltage impulse generator probe. He received an electric shock for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: elec protect equip, electrical, power line worker, test equipment, e ptd, undrgrd installation, elec utility work, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112001839 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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