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Accident: 979815 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts

Accident: 979815 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 06/06/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10818660206/06/19901751Oklahoma Installation Co
A carpenter was installing a shadow box that was constructed of wood with a metal frame. While he was installing the wooden box into a 610-millimeter by 889-millimeter opening, the carpenter apparently pulled down on a conduit to pull it through the 38-millimeter opening at the top of the box. His hand slipped down the conduit and contacted the bare 240-volt conductor. He received an electric shock, which knocked him against a glass door and onto the floor. He was taken to a hospital and later died from his injuries.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, carpenter, conduit, electrocuted, lockout, unguarded live parts, electric conductor, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108186602 Fatality Electric Shock Carpenters

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