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Accident: 127275.015 - Power Line Worker Is Electrocuted Working On Utility Pole

Accident: 127275.015 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 06/24/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1480625.01506/24/20204911145685 - Duke Energy Carolinas, Llc

On June 24, 2020, an employee was working for an electric utility. He had been d ispatched to repair a broken utility pole. He came into contact with an overhead power line energized at 7,200 volts. He received an electric shock, and he was electrocuted.

Keywords: crane, e gi iii, elec utility work, electric shock, electrical, electrocuted, overhead power line, power line worker, protective grounding, utility pole

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1480625.015 34 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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