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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 117943860 - Metro Paving Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: District Of Columbia

Nr: 117943860Report ID: 0316120Open Date: 04/05/1995

Metro Paving Corporation
750 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
Mailing: 2018 5th Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/02/1995
Close Case:08/14/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170746093Event: 04/04/1995Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Lighting Fixture
A vice president of a company was climbing a concrete form to check the work on a vault on the other side of the form. A 277-volt fluorescent lighting fixture was located on top of an elevator control room that was adjacent to and to the left of the employee. This fixture, which was energized, was a remnant of a demolition project. An apparent ground fault in the fixture had energized some conduits that were in contact with it. The vice president contacted the energized conduit and touched another (apparently grounded) conduit on his right and was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, conduit, electrocuted, lighting fixture, ground fault, equipment grounding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 117943860 Fatality Electric Shock Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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