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Accident: 780668 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 780668 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 01/26/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12378293001/27/19951711Evansville Wet Heat & Piping Co., Inc.
A plumber was working on boiler pipes in the crawl space under an existing building. A two-conductor non-metallic sheathed cable (No. 12 AWG) with exposed conductors was lying on the ground in the crawl space. The plumber contacted the exposed conductors and was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi v, elec insulation, electrical, electric cable, electrocuted, unguarded live parts, crawl space
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123782930 Fatality Electric Shock Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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