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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313114613 - Ojs Painting

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 4

Nr: 313114613Report ID: 0454714Open Date: 03/23/2009

Ojs Painting
814 West Hill Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1721/Painting and Paper Hanging
NAICS: 238320/Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
Mailing: 1538 Ferrel Mill Road, Marietta, GA 30067

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:No Insp/Other Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/31/2009
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/16/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200625226Event: 03/21/2009Two Employees Contact Power Line And Are Electrocuted
On March 21, 2009, Employees #1 and #2 were painting an apartment complex. While working from a ladder to paint various levels of the apartment building, the ladder they were using came into contact with an overhead electrical power line. Both Employees #1 and #2 were electrocuted. Employees #1 and #2 were initially taken to UT Hospital for treatment, but were soon transferred Vanderbilt Hospital, where they were hospitalized and treated for electric shock.
Keywords: maintenance, building, ppe, electric cable, electrocuted, ladder, electric shock, painter, utility pole, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313114613 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance
2 313114613 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance

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