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Accident: 201113297 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 201113297 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/29/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12617939906/04/20011721J.C. French And Company, Inc.
A painter working for a painting contractor was near the runway conductors for a 4.5-metric-ton crane. The runway conductors had been deenergized, and the facility owner and the painting contractor had applied lockout devices to the energy isolating devices for the circuit. However, someone removed the lockout devices and reenergized the circuit. The painter contacted the runway conductors and received an electric shock. He was hospitalized with second- and third-degree electrical burns to his right thumb and hand.
Keywords: burn, e gi iv, electrical, runway conductor, thumb, lockout, electric shock, painter, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126179399 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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