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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 852186 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Pump

Accident: 852186 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 05/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10883375705/13/19936513Forest Hills Park Apts.
An employee was standing in water, repairing a broken boiler. He had an extension cord set in his hand while he was pumping water out of the basement. A ground fault in the electric pump electrocuted the employee.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, cord set, electrocuted, electric pump, ground fault, equipment grounding, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108833757 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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