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Accident: 132140.015 - Employee Troubleshooting Non-Functioning Light Is Electrocut

Accident: 132140.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 01/04/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1508577.01501/05/2021Jm Electrical & Contracting, Llc
At 9:15 a.m. on January 4, 2021, Employee #1, employed by an electrical contract or, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a new two-story commerc ial building. An electric light in the building's courtyard was not working. A s the employee was troubleshooting the problem, he came into contact with an ene rgized 277-volt electric circuit. Employee #1 sustained a severe electric shock and was killed by electrocution.
Keywords: construction, electric current, electrical testing, electrical work, electrician, electrocuted, energized, lighting, lockout/tagout, metal wire, multiemployer, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1508577.015 35 M Fatality Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause:

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