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Accident: 951095 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 951095 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 07/18/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12663757807/31/19967342Johnson'S Pest Control

An employee was spraying Dursban TC termiticide in a crawl space under a house. The crawl space was 5.8 meters long, 2.4 meters wide, and 610 millimeters high. The employee contacted a cable that was hanging in the crawl space. The cable had a damaged jacket, and the conductors were exposed. The employee was electrocuted when he contacted these conductors.

Keywords: elec insulation, electrical, electric cable, e gi vii, electrocuted, electric conductor, crawl space

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126637578 Fatality Electric Shock Personal service occupations, n.e.c.

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