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Accident: 170087191 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Crane

Accident: 170087191 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 06/30/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11631274507/02/19977389Tindall Record Storage
An employee of a record storage company was retrieving a box of archived records for a rush order. He was operating a Hartman Cubestacker crane. The crane was powered by 480-volt three-phase runway conductors located near the ceiling. The employee had moved the crane about 9.1 meters down the aisle. The overhead collectors became misaligned and caused a ground fault. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vii, electrocuted, runway conductor, ground fault, equipment grounding, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116312745 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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