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Accident: 200053783 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Installing Satellite Dish

Accident: 200053783 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 09/23/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31405689609/23/20105731Dish Network Services Llc
On September 23, 2010, Employee #1 was installing a satellite dish system at a residence. As Employee #1 went to the exterior of the home to verify the proper installation of the satellite dish, he grabbed a hold of the systems coaxial cable and was electrocuted. There was no witness to the accident; however, the accident investigation revealed that the home was not properly wired; having the ground wired "hot."
Keywords: installing, electric cable, electrician, electrocuted, electric shock, elec equipment--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314056896 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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