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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 673525 - Electric Shock - Apparent Ground Fault

Accident: 673525 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10192790306/25/19865153Farmers Coop Elevator Co.
A supervisor tried to start a conveyor, but it would not run. He told coworkers that he would go up to see if the motor was not running or the belts were slipping. When he touched a ladder, he was electrocuted. The ladder was apparently in contact with electric equipment that had a ground fault.
Keywords: electrical, agriculture, electrocuted, ladder, ground fault, conveyor, equipment grounding, metal ladder, e ag
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101927903 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors, related agricultural occupations

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