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Accident: 136303.015 - Employee Makes Contact With Live Overhead Power Line, Is Ele

Accident: 136303.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 06/08/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1536322.01506/15/2021Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc.

At 2:30 p.m. on June 8, 2021, an employee climbed a utility pole and made contac t with a live overhead power line. The employee was electrocuted, received sever e burns to the body and was killed.

Keywords: burn, climbing, contact, electrocuted, energized, overhead power line, utility pole
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   14 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1536322.015 35 M Fatality Electrical Power-Line FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)

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