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Accident: 170126825 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 170126825 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/17/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11505157507/20/19933089Kalona Plastics Inc.
An employee relieved the regular operator of an injection molding machine so that the operator could take a break. The employee took the battery case from the machine and put on the test leads adjacent to the press. Water was on the floor where the employee was standing. He was electrocuted when he contacted energized parts on the 20-kilovolt tester.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vii, electrocuted, test equipment, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115051575 Fatality Electric Shock Molding and casting machine operators

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