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Accident: 900209 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Set

Accident: 900209 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 10/24/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12368694110/25/19948711Philips Cartner Co.Inc.
An engineer was working from a 6-foot-tall metal ladder, changing computer conductors through the ceiling and down to a receptacle. An 8-foot-long extension cord set plugged into a wall receptacle outlet was touching the metal ladder. The insulation on the cord was damaged, and the exposed conductors were touching the ladder. The employee was electrocuted, apparently when he contacted the ceiling grid.
Keywords: e gi v, elec insulation, electrical, cord set, electrocuted, ground fault, metal ladder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123686941 Fatality Electric Shock Marine engineers and naval architects

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