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Accident: 200263200 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Connecting Wires

Accident: 200263200 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 07/05/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31083196107/06/20078711Delta Airport Consultants, Inc.
On July 5, 2007, Employee # 1 was trying to correct a problem with a 5 KV DC electrical system that was providing lights to the runway and taxiway at an airport. Employee #1 had tested some wire connections. When Employee #1 was connecting a female and male wire together, there was an arc and Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: shock, airport, electrical testing, electrocuted, cord connector, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310831961 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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