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Accident: 170616205 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Connector Or Plug

Accident: 170616205 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/01/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12018261308/03/19951799Enterprise Co.
An employee was preparing to start a welding job. He was positioning the welder and setting it up for the job. He sat down on a steel metal plate spanning a conveyor. He unplugged a red Lincoln Ideal Arc Welder. He then grabbed the power supply cord for a gray Lincoln R35-600 welder and an energized cord. The employee, who was not wearing gloves at the time, was electrocuted as he plugged the welder into the cord connector.
Keywords: receptacle, electrical, e gi vii, electrocuted, ground fault, cord connector, equipment grounding, electric cord
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120182613 Fatality Electric Shock Millwrights

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