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Accident: 201283470 - Employee Is Electocuted From Contact With Energized Wires

Accident: 201283470 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 09/13/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31573867409/13/20111629Austin Maintenance & Construction, Inc.
On September 13, 2011, Employee #1 was doing electrical work. Employee #1 performed an Ohm test on a three-phase wiring system in an electrical switch gear box. Employee #1 was using a fluke 1587 Insulator Multimeter to check the resistance from ground to cable, and he came in contact with energized parts carrying 13,800 volts. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: elec protect equip, electrician, electrocuted, electric meter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315738674 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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