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Workers Burned When Working with Power Lines

Two workers contracted by the Illinois Department of Transportation were personally injured and suffered burns when they came into contact with a power line while hoisting a road sign in Deerfield, Illinois. The personal injuries occurred near an Interstate Highway 294 ramp. The workers were burned on their hands, and the extent of their personal injuries is not yet known. Both work for the Oak Brook, Illinois based Highway Technologies. At this time, no worker’s compensation lawsuits have been filed. To read the full story, click here.