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Accident: 200775831 - Employee Sustains Electric Shock While Servicing Equipment

Accident: 200775831 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 09/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31382113409/23/20091711Mechanical Alliance Service Co., Inc.
On September 23, 2009, Employee #1 was servicing an HVAC condensate pump. When he contacted an energized pump terminal, he sustained an electric shock. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment. He was unaware that a cover had been previously removed from the terminal.
Keywords: cover, ventilation, lockout, electric shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 5 60
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313821134 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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