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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201770088 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Sign

Accident: 201770088 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 10/30/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30131530510/31/19963993Tupp Signs Inc.
An employee was reassembling panels on a McDonald's sign that had just been refurbished. A second employee, the supervisor, plugged the sign in to check the proper operation of the lights. The first employee was electrocuted by an apparent ground fault in the sign. He had one hand on one of the metal arches when the supervisor energized the sign.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, ground fault, equipment grounding, advertising sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301315305 Fatality Electric Shock Construction trades, n.e.c.

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