Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 771626 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 771626 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/12/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10886639307/13/19951711H & M Heating & Air, Inc.
Two employees were installing a new central heating and air unit in a vacant house. One of the employees had crawled beneath the house to install aluminum duct work for the floor vents. He was carrying a 120-volt drop light for illumination. The insulation on the drop light cord got cut, exposing the conductors. (It appeared that the cord might have been cut from being dragged across the sharp edges of the duct work.) The employee contacted either the exposed conductors on the cord or a pipe, material, or tool that had become energized through contact with the cord conductors. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: elec insulation, electrical, electrocuted, e c, electric cord, electric light--port, crawl space
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108866393 Fatality Electric Shock Sheetmetal duct installers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close