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Accident: 130703.015 - Employee Accesses Energized Panel And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 130703.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 10/24/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1499724.01510/25/2020Edwards Electric Service, Llc
At 4:30 p.m. on October 24, 2020, Employee #1, employed by an electrical contrac tor, was working at a manufacturing plant construction project. He was in the " turn on" phase for installation of exhaust fans. The employee accessed an energ ized 480-volt electrical panel and the panel's internal wiring. He was not wear ing arc flash rated PPE. The employee came into contact with an energized circu it and was electrocuted.
Keywords: construction, contact, electric current, electrical work, electrical panel, electrician, electrocuted, energized, ppe, unguarded live parts
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition   6 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1499724.015 32 M Fatality Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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