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Accident: 200830875 - Employee Electrocuted During Asbestos Removal

Accident: 200830875 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 11/02/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30760421511/03/20041799The Asbestos Contractor
At 9:30 p.m. on November 2, 2004, Employee #1 was performing asbestos removal for an asbestos contractor in Fresh Meadows, NY. He was standing on a metal ventilation duct and was reaching toward the wall when he let out a scream and fell onto the duct. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: duct, electrical, electrocuted, construction, asbestos removal, elec circ part--misc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 11 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307604215 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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