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Accident: 202251906 - Worker Is Shocked While Unplugging Battery Charger

Accident: 202251906 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 12/30/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31402114812/30/20094226Kmart Stores Distribution Center 8272
On December 30, 2009, Employee #1 was unplugging a 480-volt drop cord of a battery charger, MTC Model PCHE-2- 40-TS-M, Model Number MTC #B102408-175, from an elevated platform. The employee climbed on the outside of the platform guardrails to reach the drop cord. As the employee was unplugging the cord, he received a shock and fell of 10 ft 8 in.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, work rules, battery charger, electric shock, fall, fall protection, electric cord, elevated work plat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314021148 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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