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Accident: 170194930 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Drill

Accident: 170194930 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/05/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11203339409/06/19901751Sterling Door Service
An employee was repairing 3-meter by 3-meter roll-up doors on a clock. He was using a 120-volt drill to drill a 6-millimeter-diameter hole through a steel support beam. (The employee owned the drill.) The employee was electrocuted by a ground fault in the drill. The grounding pin was missing from the attachment plug on the drill's power supply cord.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, electrocuted, attachment plug, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric drill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112033394 Fatality Electric Shock Not specified mechanics and repairers

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