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Accident: 200600666 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200600666 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 09/28/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30234473409/29/19991731Amtech Lighting Service
An employee was replacing the ballast on a 277-volt fluorescent lighting fixture. The fixture was energized while the employee was working on it. He apparently contacted an energized part and was electrocuted.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, elec circ part--misc, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair $250,000 to $500,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302344734 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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