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Accident: 14242416 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 14242416 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/10/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12331553309/14/19991731Hoffman Electric, Inc.
An electrician was working on a 277-volt lighting circuit without deenergizing it. He contacted an energized conductor as he was making a connection in a switch box and was electrocuted.
Keywords: lighting circuit, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, electric conductor, electrical box
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 7 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123315533 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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