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Accident: 170622047 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Attachment Plug

Accident: 170622047 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/07/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11977451104/12/19945411Pak 'N Save
A janitor was using a 120-volt steam cleaner. The plug on the cleaner's power supply cord fell into about 1 inch of water that had accumulated on the tile floor because of the cleaning process. The employee received an electric shock and was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: steam cleaner, e gi iii, electrical, attachment plug, ground fault, wet operation, electric shock, elec equipment--misc, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119774511 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Janitors and cleaners

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