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Accident: 723965 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Conduit

Accident: 723965 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 08/23/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10345560608/24/19931711Westbock Company
An employee working on the fifth floor (the Matrix area) of a rendering plant was welding some piping into place. The piping was used to transport rendered fatty material. The employee was moving a "sealtite" conduit to access the work area. The conduit had become energized by contact with a contained conductor that had become disconnected from its terminal inside a junction box. The employee was electrocuted when he touched the conduit.
Keywords: e gi iii, electrical, conduit, electrocuted, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric conductor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103455606 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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