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Inspection: 101762946 - Central Illinois Public Service

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

Nr: 101762946Report ID: 0524500Open Date: 06/03/1986

Central Illinois Public Service
Murdock Substation
Murdock, IL 61941
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
Mailing: 711 S. 9th Street, Mattoon, IL 60443

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/19/1986
Close Case:06/29/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360542740    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14379457Event: 05/30/1986Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
AN EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING FROM AN AERIAL LIFT, GROUNDING THE LINE SIDE OF AN OIL CIRCUIT BREAKER. HE POSITIONED THE BUCKET BETWEEN THE SOUTH PHASE AND THE CENTER PHASE AND HAD ATTACHED ONE END OF THE PROTECTIVE GROUND TO THE STEEL STRUCTURE SERVING AS GROUND. THE GROUNDING CABLE PASSED BETWEEN THE INSULATOR AND THE BLADE OF A SWITCH. THIS POSITION WOULD HAVE INTERFERED WITH THE REMOVAL OF THE SWITCH. THERE WERE NO WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT, BUT IT WAS APPARENT THAT THE EMPLOYEE TRIED TO PASS THE LOOSE END OF THE GROUNDING CABLE AROUND THE BLADE OF THE SWITCH. IN SO DOING, HE APPARENTLY CONTACTED THE ENERGIZED BLADE OF THE SWITCH AND WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: elec protect equip, protective grounding, electrical, electric switch, power line worker, electrocuted, e ptd, circuit breaker, elec utility work
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101762946 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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