by , on September 29, 2010

These incidents seem to be a little more common in summer.  I investigated one near this city several years ago and the arc tracked in the sweat of the shirt.  The arc rated shirt probably saved that guys life.  This one doesn’t mention clothing but most of the local utilities in MA use arc rated shirts.

Click here to read of the lineman electrical contact in Georgetown, MA.

Hugh Hoagland
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