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Accident: 202508529 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 202508529 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/06/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31432815408/10/20111721State Of California Department Of Transportation
An electrician was stripping insulation from conductors in a junction box on a circuit supplying electric power for lighting and signs along an interstate highway. The conductors in the junction box were energized at 480 volts, and the employee was not wearing rubber insulating gloves. She received an electric shock and was hospitalized for her injuries.
Keywords: elec protect equip, e gi iv, electrical, insulated tool, electrician, electrical work, lockout, electric conductor, electric shock, hand tool
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314328154 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians

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