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Accident: 801019 - Electric Shock & Burn - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 801019 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 12/03/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30175519501/07/19981721H & S Contractors
A painter was sanding a circuit breaker when he contacted an energized part. He received an electric shock and sustained burns from the contact. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, electrical, electrical work, lockout, e c, circuit breaker, electric shock, untrained
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301755195 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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