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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200774826 - Employee Injured By Electric Shock From Welder

Accident: 200774826 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/19/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31104443207/19/20071799Spindle City Insulation
Employee #1 was using a pin welder when he received an electric shock. He was transported to the hospital, where he received ventricular fibrillation to regulate his heart. The grounding pin was missing and the ground-fault circuit interrupter was defective.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, heart, ventricle, protective grounding, work rules, welder, construction, elec circ part--misc, electric shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $20,000,000 and over 10 120
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311044432 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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