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Accident: 200780567 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200780567 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 10/01/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30055555410/02/19981731Casey Electric Company
An employee was using a drill inside the housing of a roof air conditioning unit. The drill caught, twisting the employee's right hand and wrist into contact with the exposed, energized terminals on the 480-volt relay for the unit. The employee, whose left side was touching the housing of the unit, was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, air conditioner, electrocuted, lockout, elec circ part--misc, electric drill
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300555554 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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