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Accident: 80044.015 - Worker Sustains Electrical Shock, Falls From Ladder, And Inj

Accident: 80044.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/29/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1022888.01501/30/2015Left Coast Contractors
At 3:46 a.m. on January 29, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction contra ctor, was performing interior electrical work at a building construction site. H e was working from a ladder when he sustained an electrical shock from an energi zed ballast. Employee #1 fell from the ladder. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated fo r a head injury.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, construction, electric shock, electrical work, electrician, fall, fall protection, ladder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1022888.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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