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Accident: 201370152 - Electric Shock - Cause Unknown

Accident: 201370152 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 01/18/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30103872501/20/19981731World Fiber, Inc.
An employee of was working from the elevated bucket of an aerial lift. He was using an electric drill supplied by a generator mounted on the truck. Apparently, the employee was positioned approximately 0.9 meters below a 120/240-volt service conductor. An electric space heater, supplied by the truck-mounted generator, was also mounted in the elevated bucket. The employee received an electric shock for which he was hospitalized. The cause of the electric shock was not determined.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vii, ground fault, electric conductor, electric shock, electric drill, aerial lift, elec equipment--misc, elec port tool--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301038725 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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