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Accident: 565853 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 565853 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 08/21/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11004175308/22/19951731Three Rivers Electric Co.
A journeyman electrician was replacing ballasts in a 277-volt lighting circuit. The employee was working from an elevated position, and the circuit was energized. He had removed the old ballast and had installed the new one. The electrician had completed all connections except one when he contacted an energized part. He was electrocuted. (There were no witnesses to the accident.)
Keywords: ballast--lighting, lighting circuit, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110041753 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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