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Accident: 170749253 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Gate

Accident: 170749253 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 04/01/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11958530504/02/19937948Maryland Jockey Club Of Baltimore City, Inc.
An employee was training a race horse in the use of a mobile starting gate. The horse fell to its knees, and the employee dismounted and grabbed a steel gate to open it. Non-current-carrying metal parts of the gate had been energized by a faulty extension cord set. The employee sustained an electric shock and could not let go of the gate. A coworker wearing rubber boots knocked the injured employee away. The employee was hospitalized for the electric shock he received.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, cord set, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119585305 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Animal caretakers, except farm

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