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Accident: 106785.015 - Employee Is Shocked, Burned By Energized Circuit

Accident: 106785.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 06/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1325298.01506/25/2018Kl Enterprises
At 8:45 a.m. on June 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services c ompany, was working at a multiemployer construction project, the renovation of a commercial building. He was attempting to install a light ballast, believing t he circuit he was working on was de-energized. However, the breakers had not bee n correctly labeled, and the employee received an electric shock. He was transp orted to the hospital, admitted, and treated for electric shock and burns.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, breaker plate, burn, circuit breaker, construction, electric shock, electrical, electrician, energized, installing, lockout/tagout, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1325298.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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