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Accident: 133584.015 - Employee Is Killed By Electrocution While Making Contact Wit

Accident: 133584.015 -- Report ID: 0627500 -- Event Date: 02/25/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1516453.01502/25/2021Elite Power & Recovery, Inc.

At 11:30 a.m. on February 25, 2021, an employee was removing a deenergized power line from an auxiliary arm. The employee had positioned the bucket of the truck he was working from under 13 kilovolt energized power lines. After grabbing the deenergized power line with one hand he used his other hand to move the control of the bucket to move it up. The bucket moved up too quickly and he struck the energized power line with his back across the shoulders. The employee was electr ocuted and killed.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1516453.015 57 M Fatality Electrical power installers and repairers

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