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Accident: 201020773 - Employee Injured When Struck In Eye By Control Lever

Accident: 201020773 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 06/20/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12553476804/06/20061711Cen-Cal Fire Systems, Inc.
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on June 20, 2003, Employee #1, of Cen-Cal Fire Systems, Inc., was working on the electrical panel of a fire sprinkler system at the Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club in Santa Rosa, CA. He was pulling down the control lever of a 600 volt AC connection to shut off the power when the spring-loaded lever shot upward. Employee #1 suffered a serious injury when the end of the lever struck his right eye.
Keywords: eye, clearance, control lever, construction, electrical cabinet, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125534768 Hospitalized injury Other Electricians

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