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Report: Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts at Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC in Hockley, Texas

DATE: 11/29/17

An employee was removing a ground from a power transmission line when either the line struck the employee or he grabbed the line from the hot stick. He received fourth degree electrical burns on his leg, requiring hospitalization.

Report ID 20171111360  
Date 11/29/2017  
UPA 1288830  
Inspection 1280335  
Primary NAICS 221122  
Nature 1533 Third or fourth degree electrical burns
Part of Body 510 Leg(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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