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Accident: 201282985 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Making Repairs

Accident: 201282985 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 07/29/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31104121407/29/20081731P.E.G. Electric Company Inc.
On July 29, 2008, Employee #1 was an electrician. He was working in the main switchgear area that supplied power to several businesses in an outdoor shopping venue. Power was temporarily being supplied by a generator. Employee #1 was repairing the damaged conduit for the permanent power and he was electrocuted.
Keywords: shock, electrician, electrocuted, elec utility work, electric shock, switchgear, electric generator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311041214 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install. FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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