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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 839100 - Electric Shock - Contact With Underground Line Thru Anchor

Accident: 839100 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 06/17/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10300247307/02/19925271Mobile Home Stuff Store
Some employees were using an electric power driver to install 812-millimeter-long, auger-type metal anchors for a mobile home's tie downs. The anchor contacted a 120-volt underground feeder from a property line disconnect box to the mobile home. The underground cable was about 460 millimeters below ground. One of the employees was kneeling on wet ground at the time. He was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vi, electrocuted, auger, undrgrd power line, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103002473 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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