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Report: Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts at M.E. Fiber Solutions, LLC in Boerne, Texas

DATE: 08/27/18

An employee was running a cable through trees when he came in contact with overhead powerlines, suffering second degree burns on his wrist.

Report ID 2018088845  
Date 08/27/2018  
UPA 1381368  
Inspection 1343339  
Primary NAICS 517212  
Nature 1532 Second degree electrical burns
Part of Body 43 Wrist(s)
Source 4415 Power lines, transformers, convertors
Event 5112 Direct exposure to electricity, greater than 220 volts
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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