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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200713238 - Employee Electrocuted Changing Ballast In Light Fixture

Accident: 200713238 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 08/08/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31044149808/09/20071731Design Electric
On August 8, 2007, Employee #1 was changing out a ballast in a light fixture when he was electrocuted.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, lighting circuit, installing, work rules, electrocuted, lighting fixture, construction, lockout, elec circ part--misc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 95 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310441498 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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