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Electrical conductor shorts out after being hit with a shovel

Incident Investigation

Electrical conductor shorts out after being hit with a shovel

August 19, 2019

Electrical

Reference Number:

II-894392-2019 (#14873)



Location: Penticton

Regulated industry sector: Electrical - Low voltage electrical system (30V to 750V)
 

Impact

Injury
 

Injuries: 0

Injury description: NA

Injury rating: NA

Incident rating: Insignificant
 

Incident overview

Buried electrical conductors shorted out when a homeowner hit them with a shovel while gardening.

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