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Accident: 14243331 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Conductor Thru Tool

Accident: 14243331 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 06/23/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10038412206/23/19881542Scott Paper Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1825377306/24/19881731Isaac Watkin Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10038414806/24/19881721Tomlinson Painting Company
An apprentice electrician was working from a 1.8-meter-tall (6-foot-tall) ladder. The top half of his body was above the tile ceiling in a space about 305 millimeters (1 foot) wide. The upper part of his left arm was touching a sheet metal duct, and he was holding wire strippers in his right hand. The wire strippers contacted an energized conductor, and the employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, electric conductor, electrician, electrocuted, lockout, e gi iv, hand tool, electrical work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100384122 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians' apprentices
2 18253773 Occupation Not Listed
3 100384148 Occupation Not Listed

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