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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 109673590 - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 109673590Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 06/09/1995

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
500 19th Ave S.E.
Decatur, AL 35601
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2296/Tire Cord and Fabrics
Mailing: P. O. Box 788, Decatur, AL 20535

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/09/1995
Close Case:06/21/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 927871Event: 06/09/1995Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Cord Connector
An employee was assigned to use a creel stripper to remove waste from spools. A 75-foot-long, four-wire extension cord set was used to provide electric power to the 600-volt mobile creel stripper. A ground fault in the cord connector on the extension cord energized the connector's metal housing. The employee was electrocuted as he connected the stripper to the extension cord.
Keywords: electrical, cord set, e gi vii, electrocuted, ground fault, cord connector, equipment grounding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109673590 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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