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Accident: 840421 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 840421 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 12/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10962929512/16/19911791Imperial Crane Services, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10962930312/16/19911791Fabcon, Incorporated
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10964006012/09/19912893Central Ink Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10962931112/16/19911541Commercial Contracting Specialists, Inc.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS STANDING ON THE GEAR HOUSING OF A MIXER, REPAIRING THE BALLAST ON A FLUORESCENT LIGHTING FIXTURE. THE MIXER HAD BEEN RAISED ABOUT 15 FEET ABOVE THE FLOOR TO ENABLE THE EMPLOYEE TO REACH THE FIXTURE, WHICH WAS STILL ENERGIZED. THE EMPLOYEE CONTACTED AN ENERGIZED PART AND WAS ELECTROCUTED. THE ELECTRIC SHOCK HE RECEIVED ALSO KNOCKED HIM OFF THE MIXER INTO A VAT OF INK.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, lighting fixture, lockout, e gi iv, electrical work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109629295 Occupation Not Listed
2 109629303 Occupation Not Listed
3 109640060 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians
4 109629311 Occupation Not Listed

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