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Accident: 14510648 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 14510648 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 04/20/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
154653004/09/19843321Consolidated Foundry Inc
A maintenance supervisor was repairing an electrical problem in a Halbert 2.7-metric-ton overhead crane. The crane was not equipped with a circuit breaker that could be locked in the open position, nor was the circuit deenergized before he began work. The employee contacted energized parts on a 480-volt transformer while he was standing on a metal walkboard on a rubber-tired mobile scaffold. The scaffold was grounded through the bridge rails. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: repair, e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, overhead crane, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1546530 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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