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Accident: 106808.015 - Employee Sustains Electric Shock, Heart Attack

Accident: 106808.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 06/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1325547.01506/26/2018Bridgepoint Electric, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on June 20, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was engaged in electrical work at a two-story commercial building. He was working from a scissor lift and stripping wires to switch to LED lighting. The wires were energized, and Employee #1 received an electric shock, which caused a heart attack and cessation of breathing. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital for treatment.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, electrical work, heart, lighting fixture, maintenance, lockout, installing, electrician, electric shock, aerial lift, construction, electrical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1325547.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians' apprentices

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