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Accident: 201390556 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Reading Water Meter

Accident: 201390556 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 06/30/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30487418306/30/20034952Bangor Dept Of Public Works

On June 30, 2003, an employee was reading a water meter at an apartment complex at the time of the fatal injury. The water meter was located in the boiler room against the back wall. The employee leaned between a pipe and the boiler to read the meter when he came in contact with exposed live electrical parts. The employee was electrocuted.

Keywords: chest, boiler, electrocuted, electric shock

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304874183 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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