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Accident: 14314488 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductors

Accident: 14314488 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 06/30/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10284225907/07/19891731John J. Williams Associates Inc.
AN ELECTRICIAN HAD COMPLETED REPLACEMENT OF A DEFECTIVE CIRCUIT BREAKER IN A MAIN FEEDER PANEL. HE HAD BEEN WORKING WITH THE THREE-PHASE PANELBOARD ENERGIZED. WHEN HE WAS REQUESTED TO REINSTALL THE COVER ON THE PANELBOARD, HE STATED THAT HE WOULD PERFORM THAT TASK ON ANOTHER DAY. HE ALSO STATED THAT THERE WAS NO DANGER. HE THEN DEMONSTRATED HIS POINT BY GRABBING THE TWO OUTSIDE 480-VOLT PHASE CONDUCTORS, ONE IN EACH HAND. HE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, panelboard, electrical work, lockout, electric conductor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102842259 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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