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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14413058 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Pump

Accident: 14413058 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 06/12/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
144568306/13/19841381Beredco Inc Rig 1

An employee was moving a portable wash-down pump from one location to another. The 120-volt cam spray pump (Model No. P6K17DB24) was manufactured by Leeson Electric Corporation. The ground was wet from rain and wash-down water. The equipment grounding conductor in the extension cord used with the pump was not continuous. The employee was electrocuted by an apparent ground fault in the pump.

Keywords: electrical, cord set, e gi vii, electrocuted, electric pump, ground fault, wet operation, equipment grounding, water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1445683 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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