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A contract worker is recovering after getting shocked on the job Monday.
The employee of W&O Construction Company, Inc. was working on a construction site at KUB’s Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant when he experienced a high voltage electric shock.
A plant construction project has been underway at the Neyland Drive site for several months.
KUB says it will work with the contractor to conduct a thorough review of the accident and will cooperate with authorities in any other inquiries.
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