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Report: Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts at Echo Powerline LLC in Bryan, Texas

DATE: 10/04/15

An employee was about to replace a primary conductor in a power pole. He made contact with the live power source in the power pole, resulting in third degree burns on both hands. PPE was not worn at the time.

Report ID 2015107379  
Date 10/04/2015  
UPA 1025895  
Inspection 1097573  
Primary NAICS 221121  
Nature 1533 Third or fourth degree electrical burns
Part of Body 440 Hand(s), unspecified
Source 4415 Power lines, transformers, convertors
Event 5112 Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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