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Accident: 200103729 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Repairing Lights

Accident: 200103729 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/20/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31480843708/23/20107021Ambling Management Company
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on August 20, 2010, Employee #1 and a coworker, of Ambling Management Company, had covered the photo cell to ensure the lights would work as they made their way around the complex to fix them. Employee #1 was electrocuted when he was replaced a transformer and capacitor within a light that was engerized. His coworker heard Employee #1 yell out, and then saw him hit the ground. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: capacitor, electrical work, ground fault, elec utility work, electric shock, electric light--port, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314808437 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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