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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112837.015 Event: 12/13/2018Employee Is Shocked And Burned In Contact With Power Line
At 11:30 a.m. on December 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a power line compan y, was prepping an electrical power pole guy wire for removal. The guy wire cam e loose and made contact with a 7,200-volt power line. The employee was shocked and both hands were burned. The employee was transported to the hospital, admi tted, and treated for electric shock and burns.
Keywords: burn, construction, contact, dismantling, electric shock, guy, hand, overhead power line, power line worker, utility pole, wire line
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366415.015 Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers

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