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Accident: 14482269 - Electric Shock And Burn - Direct Contact With Live Parts

Accident: 14482269 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 07/11/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10078609407/19/19903334Ravenswood Aluminum Corporation
An employee was in front of a cabinet for a silicon-controlled rectifier. As employee was performing a dummy load test on the thyristor, he contacted energized parts and caused an electrical fault. The ensuing electric arc burned the employee. He died as a result of either the electric shock or his burn injuries.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrical work, lockout, elec circ part--misc, electric shock, electrical cabinet
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100786094 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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