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Accident: 202615183 - One Employee Is Electrocuted And Another Is Not Injured

Accident: 202615183 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/05/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31734010711/06/20131731Hughes Electrical Contractors Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31734011511/06/20131522Walsh Construction Co
On November 5, 2013, Employee #1, an electrician, was working within a junction box. The junction box had an energized 277 volt wire. Employee #2 was working nearby. As Employee #1 made modifications to the junction box, he contacted the energized wire and was electrocuted. Employee #2 was uninjured.
Keywords: electrician, electrocuted, struck against, elec circ part--misc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 317340107 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source
2 317340115 Occupation not reported FallDist:

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