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Accident: 811646 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Set

Accident: 811646 -- Report ID: 0257250 -- Event Date: 08/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10848008808/12/19915661Eduardo Meseguer, Inc.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS USING AN ELECTRIC DRILL TO MAKE A HOLE IN A CURTAIN IN A WALL. GROUND FAULTS IN THE POWER SUPPLY CABLE AND IN THE EXTENSION CORD SET THE EMPLOYEE WAS USING CAUSED HIS ELECTROCUTION. (AN AUTOPSY FOUND THE CAUSE OF DEATH TO BE VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.)
Keywords: electrical, cord set, e gi vii, electrocuted, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric cord, electric drill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108480088 Fatality Electric Shock Driver-sales workers

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