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Accident: 202607933 - Three Employees Are Injured From Electric Shock

Accident: 202607933 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 07/29/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31362008007/30/20091731Electrocomm Services, Inc.
On July 29, 2009, Employees #1 through #3, electricians, were standing on ladders in a room installing lighting fixtures. Employees #1 through #3 made contact with 277 volts of electricity, were shocked and fell from their ladders. Employee #1 and Employee #2 transported themselves to local hospitals. Employee #1 was hospitalized. Employee #2 was released. Employee #3 did not seek medical attention. Upon further investigation, it was determined the main circuit breaker had not been deenergized.
Keywords: installing, electrical, electrician, ladder, lighting fixture, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, electric shock, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313620080 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause
2 313620080 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause
3 313620080 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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