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Accident: 14421440 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Connector

Accident: 14421440 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 08/21/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10130508408/29/19881382Big "H" Drilling, Inc.
An employee had unplugged a 240-volt, three-phase electric motor for a portable pump. He changed connections to direct the water flow and plugged the pump back into an electric cord. The pins on the connectors were not properly aligned, and the employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, electrocuted, attachment plug, electric pump, ground fault, cord connector, equipment grounding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101305084 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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