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Accident: 201203130 - Electric Shock & Burn - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 201203130 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 03/07/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30942148503/08/20065063Stay N Power Inc
An electrical worker was replacing electric equipment. As he was removing a battery backup equipment, he dropped a bolt into the uninterruptable power supply. The employee removed the lower guard, which covered energized parts. As he reached into the unit, he slipped, struck his head against energized parts of a 480-volt circuit breaker, and received an electric shock. A coworker pulled the injured employee away from the unit and started cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Emergency medical services transported the injured employee to a medical center, where he was treated for burns, lacerations, and brain injuries. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, e gi iv, electrical, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, elec circ part--misc, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309421485 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Misc. electrical & electronic equipment repairers

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