Worker Injured in Electrical Accident

A worker was recently injured in an electrical accident that occurred at a power plant.  The worker was performing routine maintenance work on a circuit breaker when the accident occurred. For some unknown reason,  an electrical surge occurred and shocked the man and seriously injured him.  A portion of the man's clothes caught fire. Another worker on the scene was able to extinguish the fire, call for help, and provide assistance to the injured worker.

The man was rushed to a hospital with burns on his face, chest, and limps.  Emergency officials used a medical helicopter to transport the man as fast as possible. 

The man is currently expected to recover. 

If you or someone you know has been injured in a NorthCarolina Workplace, please contact a Raleigh Workers’ Compensation lawyer ofScudder & Hedrick, PLLC, by calling 919-851-3311.