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Accident: 14518831 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Live Parts

Accident: 14518831 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
162356004/03/19844925Celeron Oil & Gas Co Inc
AN ELECTRICIAN WAS WORKING ON A 4160-VOLT CONCRETE-PAD-MOUNTED SWITCHGEAR. HE REMOVED A PANEL TO THE HIGH VOLTAGE SECTION OF THE SWITCHGEAR AND LOOKED IN TO SEE IF HE COULD FIND BURNED CONDUCTORS. HIS RIGHT ELBOW ACCIDENTALLY CONTACTED THE TOP OF AN INCOMING 4160-VOLT LINE FUSE. HE RECEIVED A SEVERE ELECTRIC SHOCK AND DIED BEFORE REACHING THE HOSPITAL, 11 MINUTES LATER.
Keywords: e gi iii, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, switchgear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1623560 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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