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Accident: 14296040 - Electric Shock - Contact With Faulty Utilization Equipment

Accident: 14296040 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 11/13/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
285639111/13/19855531Market Tire Company, Incorporation
AN EMPLOYEE WAS PERFORMING A FRONT-END ALIGNMENT ON AN AUTOMOBILE. HE WAS USING A HUNTER, MODEL 800-A, LITE-A-LINE II (SERIAL NO. 33257) OPERATING AT 120 VOLTS. THE EMPLOYEE HAD PREVIOUSLY ATTACHED THE HEADS TO THE WHEELS AND CAME BACK TO ADJUST THE HEAD ON THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL. WHEN THE EMPLOYEE CONTACTED THE HEAD, HE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK THAT INITIALLY FROZE HIM TO IT. HE THEN FELL TO THE FLOOR. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED BUT SURVIVED.
Keywords: automotive repair, electrical, e gi vii, electric shock, elec equipment--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2856391 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Garage and service station related occupations

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