Conroe, TX (7/15/2021) – An industrial accident left a worker electrocuted and another shocked at a Lake Conroe resort on Thursday.
The incident happened at the Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe. A crew was performing underground electrical work when electricity ignited.
A worker who was leaning into a manhole was killed as a result.
Another worker was burned after holding electrical wires during the explosion.
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While the cause of the accident is unknown, it was reported that this accident was labeled as an industrial accident. These types of accidents usually occur while workers are on duty. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2004 there were over 4.2 million job-related injuries and illnesses and over 5,700 on the job fatalities. The most common causes of work-related fatalities include highway incidents, falls, falling or moving objects. When this happens, employees that are fatally wounded are entitled to worker’s compensation.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident, you should consult one of our experienced and aggressive workplace accident attorneys. In an effort to help you or your loved ones, the attorneys of Sutliff & Stout, PLLC are happy to speak with you free of charge to discuss your concerns and situation.