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Accident: 800375 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 800375 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/15/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12466985408/16/19941731Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph
A communications employee was repairing a telephone line. He contacted a telephone conductor that was energized at 180 volts, ac. The employee, who was standing on wet ground, was electrocuted.
Keywords: elec protect equip, electrical, communication cable, e tc, electrocuted, communication worker, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124669854 Fatality Electric Shock Telephone line installers and repairers

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