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Accident: 119105.015 - Employee Dies From Head Trauma After Electric Shock And Fall

Accident: 119105.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1426412.01508/19/2019154274189 - H G Reynolds Co Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424633.01508/19/2019173174186 - Brads Electric Inc
At 12:00 pm on August 16, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was completing various tasks at a school. One task involved changing a light fixture in a room. The employee was using a wire stripper, side cutters, channel locks, and screwdriver multitool. A coworker found Employee #1 lying on the floor. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he later died. The employee had sustained electric shock, electrical burns to his hand, and traumatic injuries to his head from a fall after the electric shock. The head injuries were reported as the immediate cause of death.
Keywords: unconsciousness, fall, fall protection, head, lighting fixture, lockout, installing, hand, electric shock, construction, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1426412.015 24 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 1424633.015 24 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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