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Accident: 200740215 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200740215 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 10/13/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30053031809/24/19974911New York State Electric & Gas Corp.
An electrical supervisor was working on a circuit breaker in a substation when he contacted circuit parts energized at 47 kilovolts. He received an electric shock and was apparently burned. He died of his injuries 19 days later.
Keywords: burn, electrical, power line worker, e ptd, substation, circuit breaker, elec utility work, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300530318 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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