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Accident: 87046.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Contact With Transformer And Is

Accident: 87046.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 07/24/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1164201.01507/24/2016Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, Llc
At 9:30 p.m. on July 24, 2016, an employee was preparing to connect a residentia l drop cable to a transformer. At some point, the employee made contact with the secondary bushings resulting in an electric shock. A journeyman located in an adjacent yard observed the employee slumped over the transformer and went over t he fence to remove the employee from the 240 volt transformer. The employee was transported to the hospital where he later died.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, transformer vault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1164201.015 32 M Fatality Electricians' apprentices

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