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Accident: 200603710 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Extension Cord

Accident: 200603710 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/31/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30976072608/01/20070782Ace Landscapes, Inc.
On July 31, 2007, Employee #1 was drilling a hole in the wall of the residence, to install a lawn sprinkler system. He was using an extension cord which did not have a grounding pin. The extension cord had been spliced at different locations and was wired wrong. Employee #1 was electrocuted by the extension cord.
Keywords: shock, cord set, electrocuted, electric shock, electrical splice, grounding electrode
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309760726 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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