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Accident: 734178 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Cord

Accident: 734178 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 06/07/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
321202406/11/19851711Crout'S Cooling And Heating Company
AN EMPLOYEE WAS INSTALLING HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING DUCTS UNDER A HOUSE. HE WAS USING A SEARS DOUBLE-INSULATED DRILL, THREE EXTENSION CORD SETS, AND AN ORANGE "PIGTAIL" RECEPTACLE. ONE OF THE CORD SETS (100 FEET IN LENGTH) WAS FRAYED. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, cord set, electrocuted, e c, ground fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3212024 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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