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Accident: 200080075 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 200080075 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/08/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10279105008/11/19973429Ozone Industries
An electrician working for a hardware manufacturing company was rewiring some fluorescent lights in an office area. He was working from a wooden stepladder. The employee contacted an energized conductor, received an electric shock, and fell off the stepladder. He hit his head as he fell. The employee suffered a severe electric shock, head injuries, and electrical burns to both left and right arms and hands. He was hospitalized in intensive care for 4 days, until his condition stabilized. He underwent rehabilitation after his stay in the hospital.
Keywords: elec protect equip, lighting circuit, e gi iv, electrical, stepladder, electrician, electrical work, lockout, electric shock, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102791050 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians

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