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Inspection: 2242451 - Tech Plastics Inc
Inspection Information - Office: Naperville
Report ID: 0521400
Open Date: 02/26/1985
Tech Plastics Inc
1270 Nuclear Dr West Chicago, IL 60185
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3089/Plastics Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 1400 Northwest Ave, West Chicago, IL 60185
Electric Shock - Contact With Fluorescent Lighting Circuit
AN EMPLOYEE WAS STANDING APPROXIMATELY 18 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND ON AN ALUMINUM LADDER, WHICH WAS LEANING AGAINST METAL SPRINKLER PIPES. HE WAS INSTALLING A NEW BALLAST INTO A FLUORESCENT LIGHTING FIXTURE WITHOUT DEENERGIZING THE 277-VOLT CIRCUIT SUPPLYING IT. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND FELL FROM THE LADDER. HE DIED EITHER FROM THE ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FROM INJURIES RECEIVED IN THE FALL.
ballast--lighting, e gi iv, electrical, lighting fixture, electrical work, lockout, metal ladder, electric shock, fall
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