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Accident: 108108.015 - Employee Handling Electric Wires Is Shocked, Falls From Ladd

Accident: 108108.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337174.01508/06/2018Choice Electric Corporation
At 9:55 a.m. on July 27, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was engaged in electrical work at a commercial building. He was working from a ladder and moving wires in an electrical junction box (J-box) when he received a 277-volt electric shock to his hand. This caused him to fall from the ladder. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for electric shock and burns to his right thumb and index finger and a back injury.
Keywords: repair, back, construction, fall, electrical box, electrician, lockout, hand, lockout/tagout, ladder, finger, fall protection, electrical work, electric shock, electrical, burn, energized, thumb
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1337174.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Other Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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