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Accident: 200600278 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200600278 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 06/25/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30043753006/26/19981731Lkl Dba Savage Electric
An electrician was wiring the line side of a main circuit breaker while the circuit was energized. He had connected one of the three phase conductors. As he connected the second phase conductor, he apparently contacted an energized part and was electrocuted.
Keywords: elec protect equip, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, construction, electrical work, lockout, e c, circuit breaker, electric conductor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300437530 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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