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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201402914 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 201402914 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 05/05/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12720472505/25/19991623Harlan Electric Co
An employee was replacing a transformer. He contacted with the energized side of a 4800-volt cutout switch and received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: elec protect equip, overhead power line, electrical, cutout switch, power line worker, e ptd, elec utility work, electric shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127204725 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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