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Accident: 109481.015 - Apprentice Is Shocked During Electrical Work

Accident: 109481.015 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 09/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345289.01509/06/2018Line-Load Electrical Contractor'S Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on September 5, 2018, Employee #1, an apprentice electrician, was i nstructed by a coworker, a journeyman electrician, to install a power pack neede d to provide power to the hallway lighting fixtures in a school that was being c onstructed. Employee #1 had to access a junction box where energized wires were transmitting 277 volts of electricity. During the work, Employee #1 received a n electric shock to his hand. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the electric shock.
Keywords: burn, construction, electric shock, electrical box, electrical work, electrician, energized, hand, lighting, lockout, lockout/tagout, training
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1345289.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Electrical and electronic engineers

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