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Accident: 14525612 - Electric Shock - Faulty Extension Cord Set

Accident: 14525612 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 11/21/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
120400711/26/19841799A And H Seawall Sealers Inc
AN EMPLOYEE WAS STANDING ON A WET FOOTING IN THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY USING AN UNGROUNDED EXTENSION CORD SET. THE CORD SET HAD TWO BAD SPLICES, CREATING A DIRECT SHORT TO THE METAL PART OF THE RECEPTACLE ON THE EXTENSION CORD. (THE EXTENSION CORD WAS NOT PROTECTED BY A GROUND-FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER OR BY AN ASSURED EQUIPMENT GROUNDING CONDUCTOR PROGRAM.) THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, cord set, electrocuted, e c, ground fault, equipment grounding, electrical splice
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1204007 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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