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Accident: 14422166 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Conduit

Accident: 14422166 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 12/30/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10931769312/31/19915153Agp Grain Cooperative
AN EMPLOYEE WAS TURNING ON DRYER FANS TO DRY GRAIN ELEVATORS. A FEW MOMENTS LATER, A SECOND EMPLOYEE SAW SMOKE COMING FROM A DRYER MOTOR AND SHOUTED TO A THIRD WORKER. THE THIRD EMPLOYEE SHUT OFF THE POWER TO THE DRYER AT THE CONTROL BOX AND STARTED TOWARD THE DRYER. HE FOUND THE FIRST EMPLOYEE LYING ON THE GROUND ABOUT 20 FEET FROM THE ELECTRIC MOTOR. A CONDUIT ABOVE THE INJURED EMPLOYEE HAD BEEN PULLED FROM ITS JOINT, AND BURN MARKS WERE FOUND ON IT. THE EMPLOYEE HAD BEEN ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, conduit, e gi vii, electrocuted, ground fault, equipment grounding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109317693 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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