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Accident: 202344826 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Pulverizer Machine

Accident: 202344826 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 09/30/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30799922710/01/20043089Rotonics Manufacturing Inc.
At approximately 12:45 p.m. on September 30, 2004, Employee #1, a maintenance foreman, was notified that a pulverizer machine was sparking. He entered the pulverizer area and noticed that a section of 480 volt conduit had separated from the machine's disconnect box. When he touched the conduit, he was electrocuted. Further investigation revealed that the machine was not running at the time of the accident. It was also revealed that the conduit ground wiring was not grounded.
Keywords: maintenance, shock, repair, electrical, conduit, electrocuted, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307999227 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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