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Accident: 79648.015 - Employee Killed By Electrical Shock

Accident: 79648.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 09/10/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1092937.01509/11/2015Energy Future Holdings Corp.
At 7:00 a.m. on September 10, 2015, Employee #1 was called to troubleshoot an electrical outage following rain storms, in the area that supplied electricity to several oil well pump jacks. After several attempts to make contact with the employee by the operations center, Employee #1 was found unresponsive. It was determined that the employee was killed by a possible electrical shock from the 7,200 volt electric current that supplied the pump jacks.
Keywords: pump jack scaffold, unconsciousness, voltage backfeed, electric shock, oil well servicing, elec utility work, storm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1092937.015 49 M Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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