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Accident: 133312.015 - Employee Is Killed After Contacting Overhead Power Line Whil

Accident: 133312.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 02/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1514976.01502/12/2021D&D Global Llc

At 11:30 a.m. on February 12, 2021, an employee was cutting palm fronds while st anding on a 28-foot Werner aluminum extension ladder and using a 16-foot Silky a luminum pole saw. While the employee was using the pole saw the tool slipped and contacted an energized 7.62 kilovolt overhead power line located approximately 3 feet from the palm tree. The employee received an electric shock and was kille d.

Keywords: burn, clearance, electric shock, electric current, electrical, electrocuted, extension ladder, foot, hand, knee, ladder, landscaper, landscaping, metal ladder, metal pole, metal saw, overhead power line, palm tree, pow

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1514976.015 57 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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