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Accident: 14321657 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 14321657 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 10/15/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10738130310/17/19913674Powerex Inc.
An employee was using a thermocoupler to test semiconductors. He contacted an exposed lead on the thermocoupler, which was energized at between 650 and 1000 volts. He was electrocuted.
Keywords: elec protect equip, e gi iv, electrical, electrical testing, electrocuted, lockout, test equipment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107381303 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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