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Accident: 27175.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted During Replacement Of Control Panel

Accident: 27175.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 09/01/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
610519.01509/01/2012Og & E
At 2:00 p.m. on September 1, 2012, an electrician was tasked with changing out a meter of a control panel. After reading the original meter, he opened the cabin et doors and removed the panel without performing lockout/tagout precautions. Th e electrician came into contact with a transformer, measuring 19,000 volts, and was electrocuted.
Keywords: electric shock, electrical, electrical cabinet, electrician, lockout/tagout, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 610519.015 23 M Fatality Electricians' apprentices

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