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Accident: 200900363 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200900363 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/06/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30064729403/09/19983612Ritz Instrument Transformers, Inc.
An electrical test technician was performing an excitation test on a current transformer. He had not deenergized the test equipment before touching the bare energized test clips. Holding a test lead in each hand, he received an electric shock and lost consciousness. A management official administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation to the technician until emergency medical services arrived. The efforts to revive the employee were unsuccessful, and he died of electrocution.
Keywords: elec protect equip, e gi iv, electrical, electrical testing, electrocuted, lockout, test equipment, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300647294 Fatality Electric Shock Production testers

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