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Accident: 200375467 - Electric Shock & Fall - Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200375467 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 02/02/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31518864902/03/20111731Bobby Jackson Electrical Inc
An apprentice electrician was running conduit and wiring for an occupancy sensor in the ceiling of a schoolroom at a school for deaf and blind children. A coworker in the hallway passing the doorway to the room saw the apprentice working from the third or fourth step of a stepladder leaning against a wall. About 20 seconds later, the coworker observed the apprentice lying on the floor, bleeding from the mouth and nose. He died of his injuries. The coroner's report noted that the apprentice had received an electric shock.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, stepladder, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315188649 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:46
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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