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Accident: 14351100 - Electric Shock - Contact With Live Parts Thru Screwdriver

Accident: 14351100 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/08/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
209210408/15/19854832Bankhead Broadcasting - Fayette Inc.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS HELPING THE REGULAR BROADCAST STATION ENGINEER IN THE REPAIR OF THE STATION TRANSMITTER. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS QUALIFIED TO PERFORM THIS WORK, WAS TRACING A CONDUCTOR TO LOCATE THE MALFUNCTION. HE APPARENTLY CONTACTED A 3000-VOLT DC LINE WITH HIS SCREWDRIVER WHILE HE WAS GROUNDED. HE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, telecom work, e tc, insulated tool, electrocuted, electronic technicn, direct current, electric conductor, hand tool
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2092104 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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