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Accident: 707778 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 707778 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 10/01/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10202917010/23/19863496National Wire Products Corporation
AN EMPLOYEE WAS CHANGING THE ELECTRIC HOIST ON A WIRE DRAWING BLOCK. HE WAS STANDING IN A WORK CAGE ON A FORKLIFT HOLDING A CORD CONNECTOR IN HIS HAND SO THAT HE COULD CONNECT THE NEW HOIST. (A COWORKER WAS IN THE WORK CAGE WITH HIM.) THE CLARK FORKLIFT DROPPED A FEW INCHES, CAUSING THE EMPLOYEE TO LOSE HIS BALANCE. THE CONDUCTORS IN THE CONNECTOR WERE TORN FROM THEIR TERMINALS, AND THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK WHEN HE CONTACTED ENERGIZED PARTS. THE EMPLOYEE WAS NOT HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: e gi iii, electrical, industrial truck, cord connector, electric conductor, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102029170 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Millwrights

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