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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14393656 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Portable Light

Accident: 14393656 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 08/13/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10161596108/17/19873731Aqua Fisheries
An employee was positioning a cord- and plug-connected lighting fixture in the general working area of the bilge of a vessel. The employee was electrocuted. The 120-volt outlet supplying the fixture was found to have reversed polarity. The outlet was part of the permanent wiring of the engine room of the vessel.
Keywords: shipyard, e m, electrical, reverse polarity, electrocuted, ground fault, equipment grounding, ship, electric light--port
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101615961 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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