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Accident: 170732929 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 170732929 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 06/12/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11990102306/13/19951711Ferraud Industries Inc Dba Valley Plumbing

A plumber was dispatched to a mobile home to make repairs. He had to crawl under the home to turn off the water. The wiring for a 240-volt dryer was partially covered by dirt where the employee was crawling, and a portion of the insulation had been chewed away by rodents. Apparently not noticing the hazard, the plumber contacted the exposed conductor with his left arm and was electrocuted.

Keywords: elec insulation, e gi iii, electrical, electrocuted, unguarded live parts, electric conductor, crawl space, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119901023 Fatality Electric Shock Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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