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Accident: 200802239 - Employee Is Killed When Electrocuted By Lighting

Accident: 200802239 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 06/18/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31312914006/22/20092011Vpp Group, Llc
On June 18, 2009, Employee #1, an electrician, was repairing lighting in a kill floor area. He had climbed out onto a drip tray over the kill floor to access the conduits where the suspected electrical fault had occurred. A coworker saw Employee #1's body stiffen and then slump forward. CPR and an AED were administered, however the AED advised, "No Shock." Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the hospital. The county medical examiner ruled the death as an electrocution.
Keywords: repair, cpr, conduit, electrician, electrocuted, lighting, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313129140 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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