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Inspection: 15133390 - Lake Cunningham Fire Dept

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 15133390Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 07/18/1984

Lake Cunningham Fire Dept
Hwy 101 North
Greer, SC 29651
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
Mailing: Rt 9 Box 538, Greer, SC 29651

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/19/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:08/20/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360598155    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14567804Event: 07/12/1984Electric Shock - Ground Fault At Electric Meter
WHILE FIGHTING A TRAILER FIRE, TWO FIREMEN WERE RECEIVING ELECTRIC SHOCKS EVEN THOUGH THE ELECTRIC METER HAD BEEN PULLED AND THOUGH THE FIREMEN WERE WEARING FULL TURNOUT GEAR. THE ELECTRIC UTILITY WAS CALLED, AND THE ELECTRIC SERVICE WAS DISCONNECTED AT THE TRANSFORMER POLE. THE NEUTRAL AND PHASE CONDUCTORS HAD BEEN FUSED TOGETHER, WHICH CAUSED THE RELATIVE VOLTAGE ON THE NEUTRAL TO RISE. THIS IN TURN HAD ENERGIZED THE METER BASE.
Keywords: firefighter, service conductor, electrical, e gi vii, fire, electric meter, ground fault, electric shock
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15133390 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Firefighting occupations
2 15133390 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Firefighting occupations

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