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Accident: 201860749 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Wiring Pole

Accident: 201860749 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 08/13/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31381185308/13/20101542Pack'S, Inc.
On August 13, 2010, Employee #1 was installing a drop pole in an office cubicle. He was wiring the whip for the power pole while the circuit was energized. He was electrocuted and died.
Keywords: shock, electrician, electrocuted, lockout
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313811853 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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