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Accident: 95925.015 - Employee Doing Wiring Work Incurs Electrical Shock

Accident: 95925.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 05/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1235860.01505/30/2017O'Connor Electric Inc
At 6:30 p.m. on May 12, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services co ntractor, was working on the second floor of a commercial building. He was doin g electrical wiring work. As he tested a conduit wire in preparation for shavin g it and putting a wire nut on it, and the conduit wire became energized. The w ire was operating at 277 volts, single phase. Employee #1 sustained an electric al shock and burns to his left arm and the palm of his left hand. Emergency ser vices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admi tted and treated for electrical burns to his left arm and hand.
Keywords: arm, building, burn, construction, electric shock, electrical testing, electrician, electrocuted, hand, lockout/tagout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1235860.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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