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Accident: 114369.015 - Employee Receives Electric Shock And Falls From Aerial Lift,

Accident: 114369.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 03/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1384502.01503/11/2019Angel Colesio

At 12:00 a.m. on March 11, 2019, an employee worked to install exterior metal cl adding on a three-story multi-family dwelling using a JLG aerial lift. While ins talling the metal siding, the basket of the aerial lift made contact with live o verhead power lines next to the building. The employee received electrical shock s to the left arm and leg and, for an unspecified reason, fell approximately fif ty-three feet from the basket. The employee was hospitalized for electrical burn s to the left arm and leg, and partial brain damage.

Keywords: abrasive burn, aerial lift, arm, basket, brain, contact, electric shock, fall, leg, overhead power line
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1384502.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Roofers FallDist: 53
Cause: Exterior cladding

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