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Accident: 170736136 - Electric Shock - Contact With Live Part Thru Metal Fish Tape

Accident: 170736136 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/15/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11987384207/18/19954961Aaa Air Conditioning
An employee was installing a central air conditioning unit for a client. He was using metal fish tape to fish the supply conductors for the unit. The tape contacted the bolts bonding the main breaker to busbar. He received an electric shock and lost consciousness. He was taken to a local hospital, treated, and released.
Keywords: unconsciousness, metal wire, e gi iv, electrical, busbar, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119873842 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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