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Accident: 201954732 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Changing Ballast

Accident: 201954732 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 07/20/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31013458007/20/20067349Urg, Inc. Dba United Resource Group
On July 20, 2006, Employee #1 was upgrading the lighting in an existing department store. He was changing the ballast on the 277-volt fluorescent lighting without deenergizing the power prior to the work. He was electrocuted and was killed.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, electrocuted, lockout, lighting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310134580 Fatality Electric Shock Misc. electrical & electronic equipment repairers

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