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Subcontractor shocked while working on underground power line

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane


Guam - Guam Power Authority Spokesperson Art Perez says a subcontractor from ICC suffered electrical shock injuries from an incident that occurred this morning at their Talofofo Substation. As we reported the Guam Fire Department received a report of an electrocution at 9:30 this morning. However the patient was conscious and alert when he was transported to the Guam Memorial Hospital. GFD Spokesperson Lt. Ed Artero said the victim suffered burn wounds. Perez says the subcontractor was working on an underground line that is going to connect to a solar farm in Dandan. The GPA spokesperson added their safety people are conducting an investigation into the factors that led to the incident.
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