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Accident: 108030.015 - Employee Hits Energized Power Line With Chain Saw And Is Ele

Accident: 108030.015 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 08/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335114.01508/02/2018Asplundh Tree Expert, Llc

At 2:30 p.m. on August 2, 2018, an employee was trimming a tree using a limb pul ler, gas powered chain saw, and extension tree trimmer. The employee came in to contact with an overhead energized 12kv power line and was electrocuted.

Keywords: chain saw, electrocuted, overhead power line, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1335114.015 33 M Fatality Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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