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Accident: 131360.015 - Employee Is Killed By Electrocution And Falls While Trimming

Accident: 131360.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 11/02/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1502600.01511/12/2020Bozes Bucket Works, Llc

At 2:20 p.m. on November 2, 2020, Employee #1 was trimming trees away from elect ric power lines. Employee #1 was in a Nifty Lift SD50 trimming branches away fro m power lines when he made contact with the 14,400 Volt power line. Employee #1 was killed when he was burned on his left shoulder from contact with the power l ine and subsequently fell. Cumberland Electric reported the distance of the phas e to the basket was 15 inches and the neutral to the basket was 26.5 inches.

Keywords: aerial lift, bucket , burn, contact, electrical, electrocuted, fall, line clearance, overhead power line, power lines, shoulder, tree, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1502600.015 33 M Fatality

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