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Accident: 117191.015 - Employee Replacing Light Assembly Is Electrocuted

Accident: 117191.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 06/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1408880.01506/18/2019B & T Electric Inc
At 11:45 a.m. on June 18, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was engaged in electrical work at a multiemployer job site. After removing a 2-foot by 4-foot florescent light assembly, he was attempting to replace it with a 2-foot by 2-foot LED light assembly. He was holding non-insulated wire strippers, apparently to strip insulation from a live wire that was carrying 227 volts. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: construction, electric shock, electrician, hand tool, lighting fixture, installing, electrocuted, electrical work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1408880.015 19 M Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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