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Accident: 96278.015 - Employee Drilling Into Electrical Cabinet Floor Is Electrocu

Accident: 96278.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1239142.01506/12/2017Ohio Concrete Sawing & Drilling Of Akron, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on June 11, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a concrete drilling cont ractor, was working at a commercial building. He was inside an electrical cabin et and drilling three 5-inch holes in the cabinet's concrete floor. Power to th e cabinet's electric panel was not shut off. Employee #1 was electrocuted. Eme rgency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. H e was admitted and treated for second and third degree burns to his upper body a nd a fractured back.
Keywords: back, building, concrete, construction, drill, electric shock, electrical cabinet, electrocuted, fracture, lockout/tagout
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1239142.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement

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