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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170241053 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Attachment Plug

Accident: 170241053 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 09/06/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11137621609/07/19902037Twin City Foods Inc
A WORK CREW WAS SERVICING A POTATO PILER. THE PILER WAS REPAIRED AND WAS READY TO BE ENERGIZED. ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES GRABBED THE PLUG TO CONNECT THE PILE'S POWER SUPPLY CORD TO A RECEPTACLE OUTLET OR CORD CONNECTOR. THE PLUG HAD BEEN LYING IN MUD AND WATER; AND, APPARENTLY WHEN THE EMPLOYEE INSERTED THE PLUG INTO THE OUTLET, HE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: e gi iii, electrical, electrocuted, attachment plug, ground fault, cord connector, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111376216 Fatality Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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