Robert Brooks Killed in Electrical Accident in Houston, TX
Houston, TX — April 26, 2022, Robert Brooks was killed as the result of a work accident involving electrical equipment along North Loop West.
Preliminary details included in public reports from OSHA investigations say that the incident happened at approximately 9:19 p.m. at 1235 N. Loop West #405, which appears to be an office for a money lending business.
Details suggest that 42-year-old Robert Brooks was working on wiring at the time and was standing on a ladder. While working with lighting, investigators believe Brooks came into contact with a live wire, shocking him and causing him to fall from the ladder. The reports say Brooks suffered a head injury due to the fall. His injuries ultimately proved fatal.
OSHA statements list the company involved in the incident as CNS Electric. The investigation summary shows there were at least two alleged rule violations looked into, and the total recommended penalty was listed as $7,459. Currently, further details are unavailable.