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Accident: 202528253 - Employee Contacts Transformer And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 202528253 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31473663807/09/20101731Buenavista Construction, Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on July 9, 2010, Employee #1, a journeyman electrician, and a coworker positioned electrical cables to the main energy switch of a transformer. The transformer carried approximately 280 volts. Employee #1 was in a crouched position next to the transformer when he contacted it and was electrocuted.
Keywords: electric cable, electrician, electrocuted, struck against, elec utility work, transformer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 75 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314736638 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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