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Accident: 75765.015 - Painter Receives Electric Shock When Ladder Touches Power Li

Accident: 75765.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 01/04/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1026174.01501/30/2015Juan Francisco Chajon
At 9:30 a.m. on January 4, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction contractor, was engaged in exterior painting at a multifamily building construction project. He was working from an aluminum ladder. The ladder came into contact with power lines, and Employee #1 sustained an electrical shock. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the electrical injury.
Keywords: painter, construction, electric shock, ladder, electrical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3 32
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1026174.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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