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Accident: 201353893 - Employee Is Killed By Low Voltage Electrical Shock

Accident: 201353893 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 08/17/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31182308208/19/20097538Jim'S Auto Service, L.L.C.
On August 17, 2009, Employee #1 was installing a light fixture from a ladder, approximately 10 ft above the floor. He fabricated and installed brackets to the wall for the light, and then attached the light to the brackets. Employee #1 was connecting the 110 volt electrical lines, when he received an electrical shock and fell from the ladder. He struck an iron bar that was in a wall storage rack, before hitting the concrete floor. He died from a low voltage electrical shock.
Keywords: ladder, lighting fixture, struck against, electrical work, electric shock, fall, storage rack, painter, concrete, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311823082 Fatality Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance

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