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Accident: 201340643 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 201340643 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 07/08/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30275448607/09/19997948Wichita Greyhound Park. Inc
An employee was performing maintenance on an electronic trip switch for a rabbit lure. The switch was located on the lure rails. The employee was leaning over rails with a pair of pliers, when he dropped them between the 140-volt, 100-ampere rails. He bent over to retrieve the pliers and contacted one of the rails. He was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, electrical work, runway conductor, lockout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302754486 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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