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Accident: 104582.015 - Employee Replacing Electrical Wires Is Shocked And Burned

Accident: 104582.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 01/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1307687.01504/10/2018Newcastle Electric, Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on January 11, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was working at a police station that had recently been flooded. As Employee #1 was replacing electrical wires, he sustained an electric shock and burns to his left hand. Emergency services were called and, upon arrival, Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: repair, construction, electric shock, electrician, lockout/tagout, hand, electrocuted, electrical work, electrical, burn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1307687.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians FallDist:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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