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Accident: 707158 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 707158 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 01/08/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
280434203/05/19863264Locke Insulators, Inc.
An employee of an insulator manufacturer touched a metal chain hanging from an insulator. The chain was used for test purposes after the insulator was deenergized. (The test passed 100 milliamperes through the circuit.) The chain had a residual charge on it when the employee contacted it, and he received an electric shock.
Keywords: protective grounding, e gi iv, electrical, electrical testing, insulator, test equipment, electric shock, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2804342 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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