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Accident: 201621695 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 201621695 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 06/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
An electric utility employee was assisting in testing capacitor-coupled transformers in a 500-kilovolt substation. When he disconnected the test leads from the Doble test set, the employee received an electric shock from an apparent static discharge. The shock burned both of his hands and his left leg. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: electrical, power line worker, electrical testing, capacitor, test equipment, e ptd, elec utility work, electric shock, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307328773 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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