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Accident: 200520989 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200520989 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/19/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30037240602/23/19993993Joe Batey Signs, Inc.
Three employees were installing a new electric sign. The employees had not deenergized the circuit supplying the sign. As one of the employees was connecting the wiring for the 240-volt sign lighting, he received an electric shock and was burned and knocked unconscious. The injured employee was hospitalized and subsequently had skin graft surgery to treat his injuries.
Keywords: burn, lighting circuit, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrical work, lockout, electric shock, advertising sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300372406 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians

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