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Accident: 98182.015 - Worker Connecting Electrode Is Shocked

Accident: 98182.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 08/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1254941.01508/15/2017Prince Contracting, Inc.
At 3:15 a.m. on August 9, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a heavy construction co ntractor, was attempting to connect an electrode to a holder. The electrode bec ame energized, and Employee #1 was shocked. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the elec trical shock.
Keywords: connecting, construction, electric shock, electrical work, electrocuted, lockout, steel erection
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1254941.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Welding/Bu

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