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Accident: 202569406 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 202569406 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/18/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31559076007/18/20123462Aichi Forge Usa, Inc.
On July 18, 2012, a worker was employed by Aichi Forge USA, Inc. He was working at Kentucky Advance Forge, in Georgetown, KY. The narrative did not state his occupation. He was working on a newly installed electric line. He mistakenly thought he had turned off the power to the electric panels on which he was working. While he was working, an electric arc ensued. The worker sustained an arc blast to his head and chest. He also came into contact with parts energized at 6,600 volts. He was killed.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, protective clothing, e gi iv, electrical, ppe, electrocuted, electrical work, electrical cabinet, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315590760 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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