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Accident: 170065528 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Parts Thru Drill

Accident: 170065528 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 05/05/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10816898005/05/19901731Wesco Tel-A-Connect Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10816899805/05/19906531Betawest Properties Inc
AN EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING FROM A 4-FOOT, 9-INCH-HIGH MANUALLY PROPELLED MOBILE SCAFFOLD, USING A PORTABLE ROTO-HAMMER TO DRILL HOLES IN A CONCRETE CEILING. THE DRILL BIT APPARENTLY DRILLED THROUGH A PVC CONDUIT CONTAINING ENERGIZED CONDUCTORS. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURY.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vi, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric conductor, electric shock, electric drill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108168980 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers
2 108168998 Occupation Not Listed

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