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Accident: 118623.015 - Employee Repairing Electric Stove Is Electrocuted

Accident: 118623.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 07/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1420788.01507/23/2019Professional Control Systems, Llc
At 3:26 p.m. on July 23, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services c ompany, was repairing an electric stove inside a one-story residence. He crawle d through a crawlspace to reach the metal exhaust vent/duct for the stove. The duct's casing was missing a ground wire, and the duct was energized. As Employe e #1 made contact with the duct, he was electrocuted.
Keywords: crawl space, duct, electrical work, electrician, electrocuted, equipment grounding, ground fault, lockout, lockout/tagout, maintenance, material handling, repair, residential construction, ventilation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1420788.015 28 M Fatality Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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