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Accident: 927871 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Connector

Accident: 927871 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 06/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10967359006/09/19952296Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
An employee was assigned to use a creel stripper to remove waste from spools. A 75-foot-long, four-wire extension cord set was used to provide electric power to the 600-volt mobile creel stripper. A ground fault in the cord connector on the extension cord energized the connector's metal housing. The employee was electrocuted as he connected the stripper to the extension cord.
Keywords: electrical, cord set, e gi vii, electrocuted, ground fault, cord connector, equipment grounding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109673590 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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