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Accident: 120430.015 - Employee Makes Contact With Live Wire And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 120430.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 08/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424271.01508/19/2019Cocara Remodeling Llc
At 10:45 a.m. on August 13, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a renovation company, was engaged in electrical work in the attic of a one-story residence. He had not turned off the electrical power. As he handled an electric wire, he was exposed to live electrical current. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, lockout, residential construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Demolition   1 11 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1424271.015 43 M Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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