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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14379077 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Welding Machine

Accident: 14379077 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 07/09/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
123781707/10/19852033Joan Of Arc Company

An employee was going to use an arc welding machine. When he touched the metal frame of the welder, he was electrocuted. The extension cord set and receptacle outlet used with the welding machine were not grounded. In addition, the area where the employee was standing was wet, and the arc welding machine was in bad condition and was arcing.

Keywords: e gi v, receptacle, electrical, cord set, electrocuted, welder, ground fault, equipment grounding

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1237817 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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