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Accident: 201770161 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Conductor Thru Pipe

Accident: 201770161 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 08/20/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30131797008/21/19971711Goldner Rich A Joint Venture Co.
An employee was using a hoist to move a section of metal pipe. He lowered the pipe onto energized temporary wiring conductors lying on the working surface. The pipe cut through the insulation on the 480-volt conductors and became energized. The employee was electrocuted. The temporary wiring was supplying a three-phase, 480-volt welding machine.
Keywords: elec insulation, e gi iii, electrical, electrocuted, unguarded live parts, temporary wiring, metal pipe
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 25 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301317970 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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