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Accident: 200357556 - Electrician Is Electrocuted While Repairing Light Pole

Accident: 200357556 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 01/27/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31287530501/28/20091731Cape Fear Electric, Inc.
On January 27, 2008, Employee #1 was performing repair work on a parking lot light pole. He came into contact with a 277 volt energized conductor and was electrocuted.
Keywords: repair, electrician, electrocuted, lockout, electric conductor, utility pole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312875305 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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