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Accident: 954925 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Conduit

Accident: 954925 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 04/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10574530105/10/19904911Pringce George Electric Coopertive
An apprentice power line worker was working inside a substation, unloading a stake-bed truck. He unloaded an aluminum reel rack for holding wire reels. He then removed a 3-meter-long piece of metal conduit used to support reels on the rack. While he was unloading the conduit, it contacted an energized part on a 19.9-kilovolt transformer. The apprentice was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, power line worker, conduit, electrocuted, e ptd, substation, elec utility work, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105745301 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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