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Accident: 201353588 - Employee Is Electrocuted In Air Handling Equipment

Accident: 201353588 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 05/21/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31181551805/27/20081611P & S Paving, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31181549205/22/20081711All American Air, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31181649006/13/20081542Quality Parking Systems, Corp.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31181647406/13/20081542Pinnacle Constructors, Llc
On May 21, 2008, Employee #1 was with a crew installing a steel security grate inside the duct system of a 10-ton Trane air conditioning system (Model Number THC120A4RGAOW2B, Serial Number 8044100711L) that was located on a roof. As he crawled into the duct to weld the grate into place, the back of his head contacted an energized heat strip on the air conditioning unit coil. Employee #1 was electrocuted. The electrical power to the air conditioning unit had not been deenergized and locked or tagged out.
Keywords: head, ventilation, electrocuted, welder, lockout, duct, grating, installing, roof
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311815518 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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2 311815492 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
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Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source
3 311816490 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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4 311816474 Occupation not reported FallDist:
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