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Accident: 200900413 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 200900413 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 08/26/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30064885408/27/19981629Langdale Forest Products Company
An electrician placed his upper torso in an electrical cabinet into which a 480-volt, three-phase circuit breaker was going to be installed. The employee contacted energized parts in the cabinet and was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, electrical cabinet
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 11 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300648854 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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