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Worker receives electric shock while working on platform

Incident Investigation

Worker receives electric shock while working on platform

June 7, 2021

Electrical

Reference Number:

II-1207159-2021 (#22389)



Location: Trail

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

Incident overview

An energized cord was wrapped around the guardrail of an elevating platform. As the platform was elevating, the cord became separated, and an exposed energized conductor contacted the guardrail. A worker who was in contact with the guardrail received a minor electrical shock.

 

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