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Construction worker shocked on Ottawa job site

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August 19, 2013 by STAFF REPORT

 A 37-year-old man suffered second-degree burns to his hand and arm after he accidentally cut a live 600-volt power line with a chainsaw at an Ottawa construction site Monday morning.

He is listed in stable condition at a local hospital, the Ottawa Citizen reported. The Ottawa Police and the Ontario Ministry of Labour are investigating.

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