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Accident: 109442.015 - Employee, After Electric Shock, Falls From Ladder And Incurs

Accident: 109442.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 09/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1348714.01509/21/2018Bay Mechanical & Electrical Corp.
At 11:45 a.m. on September 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a mechanical and e lectrical services company, was working from a ladder inside a mechanical room a t a commercial building site and checking wiring in preparation for setting up t he circuit breaker box with new wiring locations. He came into contact with an energized wire he believed was non-energized. The ensuing electric shock threw the employee off the ladder, resulting in additional injuries. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for electric shock and fract ures to his left scapula, right shoulder, and left hip.
Keywords: circuit breaker, construction, contact, electric shock, electrical work, energized, fall, fall protection, fracture, hip, lockout, lockout/tagout, shoulder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1348714.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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