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Accident: 202364162 - Employee Injured In Fall After Electric Shock, Later Dies

Accident: 202364162 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 07/20/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30786378707/26/20041731Gardner Zemke Company The
On July 20, 2004, Employee #1 was on a ladder when he reached into the upper portion of a circuit breaker and contacted an energized area. he received an electric shock and fell off the ladder, injurying his head as he landed on the floor. He was found by coworkers, not breathing and without a heart beat. Employee #1 was resuscitated and was transported to Harbor View Medical Center, where he died at 12:30 a.m. on August 8, 2004.
Keywords: head, work rules, ladder, struck against, construction, electrical work, circuit breaker, elec circ part--misc, electric shock, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307863787 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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