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Accident: 14328991 - Employee Is Killed When Contacting Electrical Conductors

Accident: 14328991 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 08/04/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30019767008/05/20043731Newport News Shipbuilding And Drydock Company
On August 4, 2002, Employee #1 and his helper were installing a fan on a HVAC chiller unit. Employee asked his helper to open the circuit breaker to deenergize the unit, but Employee #1 never tested the fan circuit to ensure it was deenergized. Employee #1's helper opened the wrong breaker and when Employee #1 touched the conductors for the fan, he was electrocuted.
Keywords: air conditioner, electrocuted, lockout, circuit breaker, electric conductor, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300197670 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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