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Contractor receives electrical shock from exterior of energized panel

Incident Investigation

Contractor receives electrical shock from exterior of energized panel

October 5, 2021

Electrical

Reference Number:

II-1263823-2021 (#24292)



Location: Courtenay

Regulated industry sector: Electrical

Incident overview

Damaged insulation in a service conductor allowed rainwater to accumulate and short circuit the surrounding metal service conduit. A Contractor was preparing electrical equipment for replacement and received an electrical shock when touching the exterior of an energized panel.

 

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