Accident Report Detail
Accident: 103866.015 - Employee Installing A Gutter Contacts A Power Line And Is Sh
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1281177.015||12/05/2017||Oakmont Builders Inc|
At 10:20 a.m. on October 23, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1 employed by a bui lding construction company, were installing rain gutters on a building's roof an d eaves. Employee #1 was working from a scaffold. Coworker #1, who was on grou nd level, handed up to Employee #1 a 30-foot long rain gutter. During Employee #1's handling of the gutter, it made contact with an energized power line operat ing at 4,800 volts that was suspended approximately 14 feet away from the scaffo ld. Employee #1 sustained an electrical shock and burns. Emergency services we re called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for electrical shock and burns.
|1||1281177.015||25||M||Hospitalized injury||Construction laborers|