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Contractor Burned While Working at a Manhole

The 53-year-old man was working for PSE&G on a project to boost reliability in the area by replacing underground cables.

A contractor suffered electrical burns this past Wednesday while working at a manhole in New Jersey. The 53-year-old man was working for PSE&G on a project to boost reliability in the area by replacing underground cables, according to a report from the New Jersey Record.

The contractor hit an "electrical source" while using a drill in the manhole, and was taken to the hospital with burn marks on his left forarm and hand.

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