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Accident: 200551026 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200551026 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 07/06/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30199574207/07/19991731Wil'S Electrical Service Contractors, Inc.
A sign company had removed the existing outside store signs from the side of a department store and had installed new ones. An electrical contractor was making the connections from the new signs to the existing wiring. An electrician working for the contractor was in a crawl space in the store, connecting one of the new signs. The employee contacted energized parts and was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, elec circ part--misc, advertising sign
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301995742 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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