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Accident: 103421.015 - Employee Is Shocked/Burned By Overhead Power Line

Accident: 103421.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297503.01502/26/2018Leonardo Alvarez

On February 26, 2018, Employee #1 was installing roof flashing at a residence. The metal flashing came into contact with an overhead power line, and Employee # 1 sustained electrical shock and burns. Emergency services were called, and Emp loyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for sever e electrical burns.

Keywords: burn, electric shock, maintenance, material handling, metal decking, overhead power line, repair, residential construction, roof, seal
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair   1 14

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1297503.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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