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Accident: 14515753 - Electric Shock - Contact With Faulty Electric Tool

Accident: 14515753 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/19/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
170071507/20/19847532Professional Prototypes
AN EMPLOYEE WAS USING A SMALL PORTABLE ELECTRIC GRINDER, THE FRAME OF WHICH WAS ENERGIZED AT 50 TO 60 VOLTS, AC, BECAUSE OF LEAKAGE. THE ELECTRIC TOOL WAS NOT GROUNDED. THE EMPLOYEE HAD APPARENTLY JUST DRAINED AN AIR RECEIVER AND HAD WET HANDS WHEN HE STARTED UP THE GRINDER. HE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: e gi iii, electrical, electrocuted, current leakage, ground fault, equipment grounding, elec port tool--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1700715 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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