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Accident: 201350360 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 201350360 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 09/29/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11013857510/03/19971799C & S Signs
A sign company was contracted to install a 120-volt sign. An existing sign had been removed previously. Without ensuring that the circuit was deenergized, an employee from the sign company began stripping insulation from the ends of the conductors for the sign. The employee received an electric shock and died of electrocution 1 hour later.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, electric conductor, advertising sign
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 110138575 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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