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Accident: 201310703 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 201310703 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 05/16/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30472484205/16/20021731Vision Power Systems Inc.
An electrician was testing an energized circuit. The safety door on a 4160-volt circuit breaker was open, and the employee contacted energized parts. He died of injuries sustained in the accident 5 days later.
Keywords: elec protect equip, electrical, electrical testing, electrician, electrocuted, e ptd, circuit breaker, elec circ part--misc, elec utility work
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304724842 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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