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Accident: 170891014 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 170891014 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 01/12/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12012066201/12/19951731Demaria Electric Inc
A power line worker was working on a 4160-volt circuit breaker. The employee was apparently performing tests inside the breaker. The circuit breaker was energized, and a test meter was in place to test for unbalanced loads. The employee, who was not using electrical protective equipment, was electrocuted. The physical condition of the breaker, after the accident, indicated that the employee's hand contacted one of the fuses.
Keywords: fuse, elec protect equip, electrical, power line worker, electrocuted, lockout, e ptd, circuit breaker, elec utility work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120120662 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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