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Accident: 201638178 - Journeyman Lineman Gets Shocked When Coworker Turns Power On

Accident: 201638178 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/20/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31283688511/21/20081731Colvin Infrared & Electrical Testing Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31283687711/21/20081623Henkels & Mccoy Inc
On November 20, 2008, Employee #1, a journeyman lineman with Colvin Infrared & Electrical Testing Inc, sustained an electrical shock when a subcontractor applied testing voltage to the line he was working on. Employee #1 was hospitalized for unspecified injuries as a result of this event.
Keywords: electrician, lockout, electric shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312836885 Occupation not reported FallDist:
2 312836877 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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