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Accident: 976803 - Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Parts Thru Drill

Accident: 976803 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/12/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10860159208/13/19912451Commodore Homes Inc
AN EMPLOYEE WAS DRILLING INTO A WALL TO MOUNT A LIGHTING FIXTURE. THE DRILL PENETRATED TOO FAR INTO THE WALL AND CONTACTED AN ENERGIZED CONDUCTOR. ALTHOUGH THE EMPLOYEE WAS STANDING ON A WOODEN LADDER, HE WAS LEANING AGAINST A METAL SCAFFOLD. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vi, electrocuted, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric conductor, electric drill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108601592 Fatality Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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