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Inspection: 1623560 - Celeron Oil & Gas Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 1623560Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 04/03/1984

Celeron Oil & Gas Co Inc
Hwy 992-3
Piaquemine, LA 70764
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4925/Mixed, Manufactured, or Liquefied Petroleum Gas Production and/or
Mailing: Po Box 830, Piaquemine, LA 70764

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/03/1984
Close Case:04/16/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360559850    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14518831Event: 03/30/1984Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Live Parts
AN ELECTRICIAN WAS WORKING ON A 4160-VOLT CONCRETE-PAD-MOUNTED SWITCHGEAR. HE REMOVED A PANEL TO THE HIGH VOLTAGE SECTION OF THE SWITCHGEAR AND LOOKED IN TO SEE IF HE COULD FIND BURNED CONDUCTORS. HIS RIGHT ELBOW ACCIDENTALLY CONTACTED THE TOP OF AN INCOMING 4160-VOLT LINE FUSE. HE RECEIVED A SEVERE ELECTRIC SHOCK AND DIED BEFORE REACHING THE HOSPITAL, 11 MINUTES LATER.
Keywords: e gi iii, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, switchgear
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1623560 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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