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Accident: 68641.015 - Employee Contacts Live Conductors During Testing And Is Elec

Accident: 68641.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 10/23/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1003042.01510/21/2014Duke Energy Florida, Inc.

At 7:00 a.m. on October 23, 2014, an employee placed test leads on the high and low side transformer bushing for DOBLE testing. The DOBLE testing device energiz ed the test leads and the transformer bushing contacts while the employee was on top of the transformer. The employee was within the minimum approach distance o f the live conductors. The conductors were energized by 10kV and 300mA. The empl oyee's hand contacted a high side bushing contact plate on the transformer witho ut an insulated glove and the employee was electrocuted.

Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, protective clothing

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1003042.015 35 M Fatality Electricians' apprentices

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