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Accident: 131889.015 - Employee Is Killed By Electrocution When Being Exposed To Li

Accident: 131889.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 08/08/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1501132.01508/08/2020Kamo Tsaturyan (An Individual)
At 9:30 a.m. on August 8, 2020, an employee was working in a crawlspace below a bathroom to repair a plumbing leak. At some point, the employee made contact wit h a live wire and began to receive an electrical shock. The employee called out for help and the apartment tenants shut off power at the circuit panel and calle d for an ambulance. The employee was killed by cardiac arrest caused by electro cution.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, crawl space, electric shock, electrocuted, leak, plumbing, unguarded live parts
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1501132.015 33 M Fatality Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures

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