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Accident: 14503635 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 14503635 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 07/15/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10310006107/16/19873272Custom Packaging & Sales, Inc.
Two employees were operating a 480-volt Stoker auger packer located in a production area. The employees were filling the machine with 11.3 kilograms of dry grout when the circuit breaker on the machine tripped. The reset button was located in a 356-millimeter by 406-millimeter motor control box with its cover removed. The box was about 318 millimeters from the machine controls. One of the employees reached out with his left hand, apparently to reset the circuit breaker, and contacted energized parts. He was electrocuted. This employee had been working as a production labor for about 3 weeks.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, electrocuted, unguarded live parts, circuit breaker, elec circ part--misc, electrical box
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103100061 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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