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Accident: 978197 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 978197 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 11/15/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12055037111/15/19932015Burnett Produce Company
A mechanic's helper was testing a 480-volt motor. An adjacent motor had been removed, and a conduit to this motor was in a stowed position. The conduit fell, and exposed conductors within it struck the helper on the head. He was electrocuted.
Keywords: elec protect equip, e gi iv, electrical, conduit, electrocuted, lockout, unguarded live parts, electric conductor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120550371 Fatality Electric Shock Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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