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Accident: 129084.015 - Employee Makes Contact With Live Overhead Power Line While M

Accident: 129084.015 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/28/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1490574.01508/31/20201721111313 - Milo Painting Inc

At 12:00 a.m. on August 28, 2020, an employee and coworker were painting a barn using an extension ladder to reach. At some point, the employee attempted to mov e the ladder alone while the coworker went to get more paint. While moving the l adder, it made contact with a live overhead power line. The employee was killed by the electrocution from the power line.

Keywords: barn, electric shock, electrocuted, extension ladder, ladder, overhead power line, painter, power lines

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1490574.015 34 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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