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Accident: 170237069 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Connector

Accident: 170237069 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 08/16/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11551202208/19/19912091Sea Freeze Ltd
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11139633908/19/19914731Emerald City Transfer Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11551203008/19/19918741Sea-Land Corporation
AN EMPLOYEE WAS DELIVERING A REFRIGERATED CONTAINER TO A SEAFOOD PROCESSING AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSE. HE PLUGGED THE POWER SUPPLY CORD FROM THE CONTAINER INTO A CORD CONNECTOR ON THE DELIVERY DOCK. THE CORD CONNECTOR WAS BROKEN, ALLOWING THE SLOTS TO ROTATE. THE EMPLOYEE CONNECTED THE PLUG SO THAT THE GROUNDING BLADE WAS CONNECTED TO ONE OF THE CIRCUIT CONDUCTORS, WHICH ENERGIZED THE TRAILER. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, attachment plug, ground fault, cord connector, equipment grounding, e gi v, electrocuted
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115512022 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy
2 111396339 Occupation Not Listed
3 115512030 Occupation Not Listed

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