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Accident: 87602.015 - Employee Makes Direct Contact With Energized Conductor And I

Accident: 87602.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 07/14/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1162132.01507/14/2016Comfort Masters Heating And Air Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on July 14, 2016, an employee was working for a firm of plumbing, heating, and air conditioning contractors. He was disconnecting an air duct that led to an air handler. He was removing the screws from the duct work. There were no witnesses to what happened, but coworker found him unresponsive when the coworker returned to the scene of the incident. It was determined that the employee had come into contact with a loose wire from another source. The wire was energized and the employee had been electrocuted. He had gone into cardiac arrest.
Keywords: air conditioner, duct, electric conductor, e gi iii, electrical, cardiac arrest, construction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1162132.015 37 M Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers

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