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Accident: 200783371 - Employee Is Killed When Exposed To Electric Shock

Accident: 200783371 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 11/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30748753811/29/20042421Cross Cut Hardwoods, Inc.
On November 23, 2004, Employee #1 was wiring a 460-volt Baldor motor with attached gear box to a 3-phase 460-volt Baker bandsaw motor circuit. When Employee #1 attached motor circuit's ground wire to a hot wire on Baldor motor, the Baldor motor and Baker bandsaw were energized and electrocuted Employee #1. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: shock, bandsaw, electrocuted, electric shock, logging, gear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307487538 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors, forestry and logging workers

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