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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1266326.015 - Lowry Electric Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1266326.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 09/26/2017

Lowry Electric Inc.
5451 Rock Creek East Street
Kellogg, IA 50135
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: Po Box 447, Montezuma, IA 50171

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/26/2017
Emphasis: N:TrenchClose Case:10/17/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1265544 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99303.015Event: 09/18/2017Employee Contacts Underground Electric Power Line And Is Sho
At 3:00 p.m. on September 18, 2017, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an electrical services company, were working at a campground where a trench was being dug for the installation of new electrical service lines. As the coworker was operating a trencher, he hit an unmarked underground power line. Employee #1 went to investigate, touched the energized wire, and received an electric shock. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for electric shock and an injury to the opposite shoulder.
Keywords: trench, electrician, power lines, excavation, electric shock, shoulder, construction vehicle, electrical, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1266326.015 Hospitalized injury Other Electricians

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