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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201260155 Event: 08/08/1997Electric Shock - Ground Fault
A concrete finisher was completing work on a concrete pour in a 0.76-meter-high crawl space of a home. The homeowner had run armored cable beneath the crawl space. The armored cable and associated junction boxes had an open ground. Additionally, a ground-fault had apparently energized the armor sheath on the cable. The employee, who was in the wet cement, was electrocuted when he contacted the armored cable.
Keywords: electrical, electric cable, electrocuted, e c, ground fault, wet operation, equipment grounding, crawl space
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300952389 Fatality Electric Shock Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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