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Accident: 200374825 - Electric Shock & Fall - Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 200374825 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/17/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31348780308/18/20091731Affordable Electric
An electrician was standing on a fiberglass ladder, cutting a metal cable on a 120-volt, 20-ampere, single-phase circuit. When he stripped the metal armor from the cable, he contacted an energized conductor, received an electric shock, and fell approximately 1.5 meters to the floor. He was transported to a hospital, where he died either from electrocution or from injuries sustained in the fall.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electric cable, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313487803 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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