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Accident: 106808.015 - Employee Sustains Electric Shock, Heart Attack

Accident: 106808.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 06/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1325547.01506/26/2018Bridgepoint Electric, Inc.

At 4:00 p.m. on June 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services c ompany, was engaged in electrical work at a two-story commercial building. He w as working from a scissor lift and stripping wires to switch to LED lighting. T he wires were energized, and Employee #1 received an electric shock, which cause d a heart attack and cessation of breathing. Emergency services transported Emp loyee #1 to the hospital for treatment.

Keywords: aerial lift, cardiac arrest, construction, electric shock, electrical, electrical work, electrician, heart, installing, lighting fixture, lockout, maintenance
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 30

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1325547.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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