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Accident: 566950 - Electric Shock - Contact With Live Parts Thru Screwdriver

Accident: 566950 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 05/10/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10660261805/10/19903585Four Seasons Div. Standard Motor Products, Inc.
AN ELECTRICIAN WAS CHECKING A MACHINE FOR ELECTRICAL POWER. IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THERE WAS ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE JUNCTION BOX ON THE SIDE OF THE MACHINE, THE EMPLOYEE OPENED THE COVER ON THE ELECTRONIC UNIT. (THIS PARTICULAR TASK WAS NOT PART OF HIS JOB RESPONSIBILITY.) THE EMPLOYEE REACHED INTO THE UNIT WITH A SCREWDRIVER AND RECEIVED A FATAL ELECTRIC SHOCK.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, insulated tool, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, electrical box, hand tool
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106602618 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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