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Accident: 126385.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Working On Transformer

Accident: 126385.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/22/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1476164.01505/22/2020Ca General Services
At 1:32 a.m. on May 22, 2020, an employee was working for a state agency. He was in a basement, performing electrical tests as a part of maintenance work on a 75kVA transformer, marked T-174-B. The transformer became reenergized due to a backfeed of electric energy from an outside source. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: transformer, electric shock, electrical work, lockout/tagout, lockout, electrocuted, electrical testing, electrical, voltage backfeed, energized, training
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1476164.015 51 M Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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