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Accident: 103019.015 - Electrician Is Shocked And Falls From Ladder

Accident: 103019.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294298.01502/12/2018Hightower Electric Company, Ltd
At 10:45 a.m. on February 10, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical servi ces company, was working at a seven-story commercial building. He was working f rom a stepladder and wiring 277-VAC light fixtures into the ceiling. Employee # 1 made contact with energized wiring conductors and fell to the concrete floor, a fall height of 9 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for head trauma and mult iple fractured ribs.
Keywords: construction, electric shock, electrician, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, lockout/tagout, rib, stepladder
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   7
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1294298.015 55 M Hospitalized injury FallDist: 9
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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