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Accident: 202023537 - Employee Electrocuted Attaching Junction Box To Cable

Accident: 202023537 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 08/29/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30924943108/30/20051731Contemporary Eletrical Servies, Inc
On August 29, 2005, Employee #1, an electrician's apprentice, was attaching a metal junction box to an energized 277-volt BX shielded cable when he was electrocuted through a shock to his left hand.
Keywords: installing, electrical, work rules, electrician, electrocuted, construction, inexperience, elec circ part--misc, electrical box
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 12 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309249431 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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