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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170701957 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Conduit

Accident: 170701957 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/27/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12024946108/27/19987353Southern Counties Equipment
A truck driver at a construction site had parked his water truck and was watching a scraper grading an area. After about six passes, the scraper operator stopped when he noticed some conduits caught in the loading bucket. As he dismounted, he saw the truck driver walk over and grab a conductor. It was an equipment grounding conductor that had been energized by the other conductors in the conduit. The truck driver was electrocuted.
Keywords: scraper, electrical, conduit, electrocuted, construction, e c, ground fault, equipment grounding, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120249461 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy

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