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Accident: 200170926 - Two Employees Are Killed When Exposed To Electric Shock

Accident: 200170926 -- Report ID: 0257260 -- Event Date: 05/01/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31118629005/01/20081522Domingo Vazquez Valdez
On May 1, 2008, Employees #1 and #2 were moving a 36-ft high tubular, welded frame scaffold. The scaffold made contact with an electric line of 4 kV and Employees #1 and #2 were exposed to electric shock. They were killed.
Keywords: electrocuted, electric shock, work surface, tubular scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 24 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311186290 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire
2 311186290 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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