Shocking consequence: Electrifying mishap on condo balcony leaves painter with First-Degree burns (video)

A painter suffered from First-Degree burns after being electrocuted whereas painting a condo balcony near an electricity pole in southern Thailand.
According to Channel 3, the stunning incident occurred to the unnamed sufferer at 11am yesterday when he was portray the exterior of a third-floor balcony in the southern province of Songkhla.
The man by accident touched the high-voltage electrical wire with a 4-metre iron rod, leading to an electrical shock which waltzed by way of his body and turned him right into a ball of fireplace shocking close by bystanders.
The building proprietor rushed to assist the man by pouring a bucket of water over his physique to extinguish the fire. The flames have been quelled but the man bore First-Degree burns to his body. The rescue group then rushed the man to a close-by hospital.
The electric pole and overhead electric and communication wires turned enflamed, triggered by the electrical shock. Frenzy arrived on the scene to regulate the blaze.
This just isn’t the primary time an accident has occurred with the painters who worked on a constructing website. A comparable accident was reported in Chon Buri in 2013 when a painter accidentally touched a high-voltage electrical wire with an aluminium-handled brush whereas painting on a building rooftop.
Another comparable accident occurred in December last year involving a painter within the southern province of Trang.
The paint roller brush was on the top of a protracted aluminium rod. With its length and the height of the constructing, many painters accidentally touched the electric poles and the overhanging wires when attempting to paint.
The electrical authorities commented that they advocate the residence’s owner and/or the painting staff contact the related authorities earlier than beginning work. The electrical authorities said that they may cover the doubtless harmful electrical wires with an insulator or reduce off the electric provide till the operation is done.
 

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