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Accident: 200673861 - Employee Electrocuted When Conduit Breaks, Exposing Wire

Accident: 200673861 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 06/30/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30549644007/02/20021711Mr. Mtv, Inc.
On June 30, 2002, Employee #1 was installing duct work for an air conditioner in the attic of a house that was being remodeled. He was not aware that power was still turned on to part of the house. During the installation, Employee #1 fell against an electrical conduit and broke it at the conduit joint. This cut the wire inside the conduit, exposing him to the 120-volt current. Employee #1 was electrocuted. He had been hired on a part-time basis to do this job.
Keywords: severed, installing, conduit, work rules, electrocuted, struck against, construction, elec circ part--misc, electric conductor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305496440 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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