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Accident: 127518.015 - Employee Installing Electrical Conduit Is Electrocuted

Accident: 127518.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 06/19/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1482128.01506/19/2020Jti Electrical Instrumentation, Inc
At 9:00 a.m. on June 19, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an electr ical services company, were engaged in electrical installation work in a confine d space, an attic of a poultry processing facility. Their work was part of a mu lti-employer construction project. Employee #1 was installing conduit while his coworker went to their vehicle to get materials for the job. The coworker, upo n his return, discovered Employee #1 clutching an energized wire at a junction b ox. The wire was transmitting 277 volts of electricity. Employee #1 was killed by electrocution.
Keywords: conduit, confined space, construction, electrical work, electrician, electrocuted, energized, installing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482128.015 30 M Fatality Electricians' apprentices

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