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Accident: 739060 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 739060 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 02/29/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10432244103/01/19881731R W Leet Electric Inc
AN ELECTRICIAN WAS REPAIRING A CORD CONNECTOR FOR A 480-VOLT ARC WELDER. THE ATTACHMENT PLUG END OF THE CORD SET WAS IN AN AREA THAT COULD NOT BE OBSERVED BY THE ELECTRICIAN, AND THE PLUG WAS CONNECTED TO AN ENERGIZED 480-VOLT RECEPTACLE OUTLET. THE EMPLOYEE CONTACTED LIVE PARTS OF THE CORD CONNECTOR AND RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK FOR WHICH HE WAS HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, cord set, electrician, electrical work, lockout, cord connector, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104322441 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians

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