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Accident: 170843411 - Electric Shock & Burn - Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 170843411 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 08/02/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12558930908/03/19991522Brelle West Construction
An employee was standing on a scissor lift at the second-floor level, screwing metal studs in place. He had been working with this employer for 5 months. The employee received an electric shock from either a ground fault or a bare spot in the electric cord to the screw-drill gun he was using. He also sustained electrical burns on his leg and arms.
Keywords: burn, electric screw gun, electrical, cord set, e c, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric shock, electric cord
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125589309 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Helpers, construction trades FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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