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Accident: 884601 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Spider Box

Accident: 884601 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 08/08/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10466840508/08/19891743Lifetime Tile And Marble Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10466838908/08/19891521Cheqer Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10466839708/08/19891731Roberts Electric, Inc.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS KNEELING ON DAMP GROUND, PLUGGING AN EXTENSION CORD SET INTO A SPIDER BOX. NO GROUND-FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER HAD BEEN INSTALLED ON THE TEMPORARY CIRCUIT FOR THE BOX, AND THE FRAME OF THE BOX WAS APPARENTLY ENERGIZED BY A GROUND FAULT. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS HOLDING THE SPIDER BOX IN HIS LEFT HAND, WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, e c, ground fault, equipment grounding, temporary wiring, electrocuted, electrical box
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104668405 Fatality Electric Shock Tile setters, hard and soft
2 104668389 Occupation Not Listed
3 104668397 Occupation Not Listed

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