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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14442529 - Electric Shock & Fall - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 14442529 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 12/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12366321312/13/19933993Talley Sign Company
An employee was working from a ladder about 10 feet above the ground. He apparently contacted an energized part of a 14.5-kilovolt neon sign. (There were current entry and exit wounds on his left index finger and right ring finger.) The employee sustained a cardiac arrest and fell to the ground. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation was applied, and his heart was restarted. However, the employee remained in a coma with severe injuries, which he sustained in the fall. He died of his injuries 8 days after the accident.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vii, ladder, elec circ part--misc, electric shock, fall, advertising sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123663213 Fatality Electric Shock Packaging and filling machine operators

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