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Accident: 14562821 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 14562821 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 07/01/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10150047807/05/19893679Voltampere Corp.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS BENCH TESTING A POWER PACK DESIGNED BY HIS COMPANY. THE TEST INVOLVED THE USE OF AN 18-KILOVOLT ELECTRICAL SUPPLY SOURCE. THE EMPLOYEE LEANED OVER TO RESET A HIGH VOLTAGE TEST METER WHEN IT ARCED TO HIS HAND AT THE SAME TIME HIS CHEST WAS IN CONTACT WITH THE PORTABLE HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY. THE EMPLOYEE DIED OF ELECTROCUTION.
Keywords: electric arc, e gi iii, electrical, electrocuted, test equipment, elec equipment--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101500478 Fatality Electric Shock Misc. electrical & electronic equipment repairers

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