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Accident: 97036.015 - Two Employees Are Shocked By Energized Equipment And Are Kep

Accident: 97036.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 01/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1206603.01501/31/2017San Diego Gas And Electric
At 5:00 p.m. on January 12, 2017, two employees were changing out a cross arm on a utility pole. Employee #1 brushed up against the casing of the isolated transformer and felt a vibration in his left shoulder. Employee #1 looked over at Employee #2 who appeared to be in some distress. Emergency Services were contacted and both employees were taken to the hospital by paramedics where they admitted for observation. No physical injuries or burns were noted during their examination.
Keywords: transformer, electrical work, power lines, electric shock, utility pole, electrical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1206603.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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