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Accident: 137156.015 - Employee Suffers Electric Shock And Cardiac Arrest While Was

Accident: 137156.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 07/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1541817.01507/13/2021Mw Company Llc.
At 2:20 p.m. on July 12, 2021, an employee was working in the fabrication depart ment washing automotive parts at the RJA Roto-Jet parts washer workstation. The employee was using a Global Industrial fan to keep cool that had a damaged elect rical cord that had been repaired with electrical tape near the plug. While the employee was washing some parts, water splashed on the fan or fan chord causing him to receive an electrical shock that sent him into cardiac arrest. A coworker discovered the employee on the ground unresponsive and he was determined dead.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, cleaning, electric cord, electric shock, fan, splashed, unresponsive, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1541817.015 48 M Fatality Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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