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Inspection: 106557325 - Cerro Copper Products Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

Nr: 106557325Report ID: 0524530Open Date: 10/30/1993

Cerro Copper Products Co.
Il Route 3, Alton & Southern Tracks
Sauget, IL 62201
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3351/Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding Of Copper
Mailing: P.O. Box 66800, St. Louis, MO 63166

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/17/1994
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/18/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360385546    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14383541Event: 10/29/1993Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Connector
A THREE-PERSON CREW WAS INSTALLING A CORD- AND PLUG-CONNECTED SUMP PUMP IN A PIT. ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES PICKED UP THE CONNECTOR ON THE END OF AN ENERGIZED 480-VOLT EXTENSION CORD SET AND THEN TOUCHED A GROUNDED METAL FIXTURE. HE WAS ELECTROCUTED. THE CORD SET WAS JOB MADE, AND AN UNGROUNDED CIRCUIT CONDUCTOR HAD BEEN CONNECTED TO A TERMINAL IN THE CONNECTOR THAT WAS INTENDED FOR THE EQUIPMENT GROUNDING CONDUCTOR.
Keywords: electrical, cord set, e gi vii, electrocuted, ground fault, cord connector, equipment grounding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106557325 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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