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Accident: 202483830 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Disconnecting Power

Accident: 202483830 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 05/29/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31348320805/29/20091731Southern Electric Of Tampa, Inc.
On May 29, 2009, an employee was working as an electrician. He was up on a 12-foot stepladder disconnecting electrical power in an overhead junction box to fluorescent lights in a nearby office area that was being remodeled. The employee apparently came into contact with 277 Volt AC and another part of his body touched grounded metal surfaces around the open junction box. The electrician received was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrician, electrocuted, electric shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition $50,000 to $250,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313483208 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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