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Accident: 98835.015 - Employee Touches Energized Wire And Is Shocked

Accident: 98835.015 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 07/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1249821.01507/24/2017Sprig Electric Company
At 7:45 a.m. on July 18, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services c ompany, was working in a building's corridor. He was changing the direction of an exit sign. As he attached the exit sign to the ceiling, Employee #1 touched an energized wire. He received an electric shock. Emergency services were call ed, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treate d for the electric shock.
Keywords: construction, electric shock, electric sign, electrical work, electrician, electrocuted, material handling, repair
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1249821.015 53 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause:

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