Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200554558 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Replacing Ballast

Accident: 200554558 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 08/22/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31024484308/23/20067349Derouen Electrical Service, Inc.
On August 22, 2006, Employee #1, an electrician apprentice, was assigned to replace the ballast in a ceiling-mounted light fixture. While Employee #1 was changing the ballast from a ladder on a catwalk, he was electrocuted. Employee #1 fell to the main floor, just below the catwalk where he was working, and was killed. No one witnessed the accident.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, electrician, electrocuted, ladder, lighting fixture, electric shock, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Other   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310244843 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close