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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107550949 - Falcon Resources, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas

Nr: 107550949Report ID: 0626300Open Date: 08/11/1992

Falcon Resources, Inc.
5 Mi. South Of Tucker, Tx Off Hwy 79
Kilgore, TX 75662
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7359/Equipment Rental and Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 1100 Stone Rd. Suite 118, Kilgore, TX 75662

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/11/1992
Close Case:08/12/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360892053    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 767913Event: 07/08/1992Electric Shock - Potential Gradient In Earth
ONE PHASE CONDUCTOR OF A THREE-PHASE OVERHEAD POWER LINE BROKE, AND THE CONDUCTOR WAS LYING ON THE GROUND ABOUT TWO POLES AWAY FROM THE POLE WITH THE DISCONNECT SWITCH FOR THE LINE. A FIELD SUPERINTENDENT WENT TO DEENERGIZE THE LINE BY OPENING THE DISCONNECT SWITCH. THE SUPERINTENDENT WAS ELECTROCUTED. APPARENTLY, THERE WAS A SUFFICIENT POTENTIAL GRADIENT BETWEEN THE EARTH AND THE DISCONNECT BOX TO CAUSE A LETHAL AMOUNT OF CURRENT TO FLOW THROUGH THE EMPLOYEE.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, potential gradient, electrocuted, e ptd, elec utility work, utility pole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107550949 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors, n.e.c.

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