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Accident: 118715.015 - Employee Installing Emergency Lights Is Electrocuted

Accident: 118715.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 08/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1421295.01508/07/2019The Ohms Corporation Of Houston
At 1:15 p.m. on August 6, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services company, was installing overhead emergency lights and ceiling tile inside a scho ol classroom. He came into contact with electrical current flowing through a li ve wire and was electrocuted.
Keywords: ceiling, ceiling panel, construction, electrical, electrical work, electrician, electrocuted, installing, lighting fixture, lockout, lockout/tagout, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1421295.015 46 M Fatality Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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