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Accident: 136311.015 - Employee Is Killed When Trailer Contacts Power Line

Accident: 136311.015 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 06/02/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1535262.01506/03/2021102979 - Northern Metals Llc

On June 2, 2021, an employee was picking up a load of scrap metal at a customer' s site. While unloading the empty container from the semi-truck and trailer, the trailer contacted a 12.5 Kv power line. The employee was killed when he was ele ctrocuted by the energized line.

Keywords: contact, delivery work, electric shock, electric current, electrical, electrocuted, energized, material handling, multi-employer worksite, multiemployer, overhead power line, power lines, scrap metal, shock, tracto

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1535262.015 43 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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