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Accident: 200212934 - Employee Is Electrocuted After Contact With Extension Cord

Accident: 200212934 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 05/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31548883305/27/20113599Wildcat Precision Machining Technologies, Ltd
On May 27, 2011, an employee was performing field machining operations by checking the rotation of a hydraulic pump. The employee determined that he would need to reverse the rotation of the hydraulic pump by switching the internal wires of the 480 volt extension cord plug being powered by an electrical power station. During this process the employee made contact with hot wires and was electrocuted.
Keywords: chest, electrical, cord set, electrocuted, lockout, electric shock, hydraulic pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315488833 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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