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Accident: 100611326 - Employee Strikes Overhead Powerline And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 100611326 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 06/16/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30955186906/16/20061799Ultimate Exteriors Inc.

Employee #1 was using an aerial lift to position a tarp when he struck an overhead power line powered at 7,200 kilovolts. Employee #1 died.

Keywords: cover, overhead power line, electrocuted, aerial lift
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3 30 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 309551869 Fatality Electric Shock FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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