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Accident: 644633 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 644633 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 06/24/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10719665106/27/19941731Geo & Ted Electric Corp
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10719664406/24/19941751Michael Karantinidis, Inc
A carpenter and his helper were working from a 6-foot-tall metal scaffold, hanging sheetrock. A 120-volt, non-metallic sheathed cable supplying temporary power and lighting was located in the work area. A conductor from a splice in the cable had come loose from its wire nut. (The wire nut was still attached to the cable about 1 foot from the exposed conductor.) The carpenter touched the exposed, energized conductor and was electrocuted. (He also fell back and hit his head on the concrete floor.)
Keywords: elec insulation, electrical, e gi iii, carpenter, electric cable, electrocuted, unguarded live parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107196651 Occupation Not Listed
2 107196644 Fatality Electric Shock Carpenters

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