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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300966595 - Dickerson Brothers Hydraulics

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 300966595Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 06/24/1996

Dickerson Brothers Hydraulics
Lenora Church Road
Conyers, GA 30207
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: Route 3 Box 353-4, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/26/1996
Close Case:07/05/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201280013Event: 06/24/1996Electric Shock - Cause Unknown
An employee entered a 2.7-meter-deep manhole to repair a valve controlling the flow of water for a 947,000-liter tank. A second employee was outside the manhole serving as an attendant. The employees had not deenergized electric equipment in the manhole before entering it. The employee in the manhole told his coworker that he had received an electric shock. The attendant ran to open the circuit breakers, which were located in a shed. When the attendant returned, he found the first employee unconscious. The first employee had been electrocuted. (The cause of the electrocution was not reported in the original form.)
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, lockout, undrgrd installation, manhole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300966595 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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