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Accident: 87856.015 - Employee Dies After Electrocution

Accident: 87856.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/17/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1170955.01508/18/2016Pieper Houston Electric, Lp
At 2:00 p.m. on August 17, 2016 and employee was trouble shooting power outlets that were not working in a classroom. The employee died after electrocution when checking the main conduit feeding the outlets.
Keywords: conduit, electrocuted, lockout/tagout, electrician, electrical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1170955.015 24 M Fatality Electric Shock Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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