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Inspection: 104343595 - Kentucky Utilities
Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky
Report ID: 0452110
Open Date: 10/09/1990
One Quality Street Lexington, KY 40508
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 783118
Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
AN ELECTRICAL FOREMAN WAS ELECTROCUTED WHEN HE CONTACTED A 7200-VOLT RISER AS HE WAS CLIMBING A CIRCUIT BREAKER AT A SUBSTATION. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS NOT USING ELECTRICAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, HAD CLIMBED THE WRONG CIRCUIT BREAKER.
elec protect equip, electrical, power line worker, electrocuted, lockout, e ptd, substation, circuit breaker, elec utility work
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