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Accident: 53387.015 - Employee Contacts Electrical Connectors And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 53387.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 10/16/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
943312.01510/17/2013Tool-Flo Manufacturing Inc
At 9:00 a.m. on October 16, 2013, Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic, was trying to locate the source of noise being produced by an industrial band saw. The employee removed the covers of the band saw to expose the fan and electrical motor. Employee #1 came into contact with the electrical connectors, received an electrical shock, and was killed. The employee also sustained a cut on his nose bridge, possibly due to striking the band saw as he fell forward and then backwards, coming to rest on his back.
Keywords: struck against, bandsaw, electrical, electrocuted, laceration, nose, maintenance, lockout/tagout, electric shock, connector
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 943312.015 48 M Fatality Electric Shock Machinery maintenance occupations

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