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Accident: 170812499 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 170812499 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 10/25/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
A power line worker was working on a deenergized power line. He contacted an energized part on a 21-kilovolt fused cutout and received an electric shock. The employee suffered severe burns to the upper body and arms and was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, clothing, elec protect equip, overhead power line, electrical, cutout switch, power line worker, e ptd, elec utility work, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120169248 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers

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