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Accident: 788455 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 788455 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 08/31/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12375671008/31/19921731Pagel Electric Inc
AN ELECTRICIAN WAS REMOVING A 480-VOLT CIRCUIT BREAKER BECAUSE OF A MALFUNCTION. THE CIRCUIT BREAKER WAS OPEN, BUT THE BUSES TO THE BREAKER WERE STILL ENERGIZED. WHILE HE WAS REMOVING A PHASE CONNECTION, THE ELECTRICIAN RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK. HE WAS GIVEN EMERGENCY FIRST AID ON SITE AND WAS THEN HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURY.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, electric conductor, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123756710 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians

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