• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3309

Severe Electric Shock

Cause & Consequence

  • Electricity, electrical discharge, short circuit or overload
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Modification of plant/structures

Incident Info Source

David Little - AMEC

Specific Incident Equipment

Electrical transformers and electrical switchboard

Lessons Identified

When a change is identified work must be stopped and the scope reviewed with ALL relevant parties.

Incident Recommendations

Method statements must be in place containing detail appropriate to the task.Adaquate risk assessments with appropiate control measures are in place.Compliance with the control of work measures.Clarity over roles, responsibilities and who is supervising the work.Communication of hazards and control measures and clear and understood.

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