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Accident: 118875.015 - Employee Is Shocked, Falls From Tank, And Is Killed

Accident: 118875.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 08/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1422619.01508/09/2019Mc Power Companies
At 12:30 p.m. on August 9, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction and electrical services company, was installing a new LED light fixture on top of a 25-foot tank. The lighting circuit was energized to 110/120 volts. Employee #1 sustained an electric shock, fell from the tank, and struck his head against an adjacent steel tank. He was wearing fall protection. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: tank, electrical work, electrocuted, head, lockout, lighting fixture, installing, fall protection, electrician, electric shock, construction, electrical, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition   2 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1422619.015 44 M Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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