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Accident: 97214.015 - Employee Fixing Electric Meter Shocked And Burned In An Arc

Accident: 97214.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 07/13/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247461.01507/18/2017American Lighting & Signalization, Llc.
At 12:30 a.m. on July 13, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a company that provided street lighting construction and services, was engaged in a street lighting rep air. He was working on an electrical meter for the street light when an electri cal flash occurred. Employee #1 was shocked by 480 volts of electricity. Emerg ency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for second degree electrical burns to his arm and face.
Keywords: arm, burn, construction, elec protect equip, electric arc, electric meter, electrician, face, repair, streetlighting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1247461.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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