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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170096473 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Electrolytic Cell Line

Accident: 170096473 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 10/23/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11537209610/24/19953334Reynolds Metals Co - Longview Reduction Plant

An employee operating a forklift brought it into contact with an electrolytic cell line. This caused an electrical fault. The ensuing electric arc burned an employee. (There original form did not indicate whether the injured employee was the forklift operator or another worker.) The employee died of his injuries.

Keywords: burn, clothing, electric arc, e gi iii, electrical, industrial truck, electrolytic cell, electrical fault

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115372096 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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