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Accident: 105881.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Connecting Wires At A Fuse Bo

Accident: 105881.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 05/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318191.01505/22/2018Schindler Elevator Corporation
At 4:15 p.m. on May 22, 2018, an employee was connecting auxiliary wires at a fuse box. The energized auxiliary wires started at the fuse box and traveled through a trough to a controller. The fuse box door was open. The wires were outside the fuse box. The employee was stripping the wires using a wire stripper before putting on a wire nut. The employee was electrocuted. The auxiliary wires were not expected to be energized.
Keywords: electrical box, electrician, electrocuted, lockout/tagout
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   4 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1318191.015 41 M Fatality Electric Shock Elevator installers and repairers FallDist:
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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