SAFETY BRIEFING - ELECTRIC SHOCK

    SAFETY BRIEFING – ELECTRIC SHOCK

    BRIEF DESCRIPTION

    Member of staff made contact with residual current on running rail.

    FULL DESCRIPTION

    An Operative (Vital subcontractor) recieved a ‘minor shock’ when they made contact with both the running rail and the conductor rail as they were installing insulators and clips.

    The IP continued to work; however, after approx. 5-10mins the IP reported they felt pains in their left arm. The IP was taken to hospital as a precaution. The Hospital confirmed no injury and the IP was prescribed pain killers, and assessed as fit to work their following shift.

    IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TAKEN & LESSONS LEARNED

  • IP stood down from duties
  • IP assessed by First aider and advised them to go to A&E as a precaution.
  • LESSONS LEARNED

  • Periodic multi-metre test after point of fuse removal in the worksite to confirm no residual voltage.



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