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Report: Direct exposure to electricity, unspecified at Whataburger Restaurants LLC in Houston, Texas

DATE: 09/20/18

An employee was plugging an electrical cord from a grill into a wall socket when a flash occurred. He was shocked and received a third degree burn to his left hand, requiring hospitalization.

Report ID 2018099766  
Date 09/20/2018  
UPA 1384113  
Primary NAICS 722211  
Nature 1533 Third or fourth degree electrical burns
Part of Body 440 Hand(s), unspecified
Source 4417 Switchboards, switches, fuses
Event 5110 Direct exposure to electricity, unspecified
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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