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Accident: 170341713 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 170341713 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 06/19/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
An employee was testing an electrical system to determine the cause of a voltage loss on a maintenance room air conditioner. He placed the positive lead of his Fluke voltage tester on a 12-kilovolt-to-ground contact and the negative lead on a metal cabinet. He contacted energized parts of the circuit and was electrocuted. (He was pronounced dead at a hospital 54 minutes after the accident.)
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, test equipment, elec circ part--misc, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106467012 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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