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Accident: 200783900 - Employee Is Shocked By Energized Fixture, Later Dies

Accident: 200783900 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/29/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30953937707/27/20065012Adesa Texas Dba Adesa Dallas
On July 26, 2006, Employee #1, a maintenance technician, was repairing a broken chain on a hanging fluorescent light fixture. The conduit connecting the light fixture broke, apparently causing the inside energized wires to energize the metal light fixture. Employee #1 was shocked, after contacting the light fixture. Employee #1 died on July 29, 2006.
Keywords: repair, conduit, electrocuted, lighting fixture, lockout, electric shock, broken chain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309539377 Fatality Electric Shock Machinery maintenance occupations

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