Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200000479 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Tv Cable
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|300008935||04/14/1998||4841||Cable America Corporation|
An employee was installing a cable television cable on a utility pole. A pirate cable ran up the side of the pole to the work location, which was 5 meters above the ground. A 7200-volt overhead power line ran adjacent to the work location at a lateral distance of 1.4 meters. The employee passed the coaxial cable between the power line's neutral and phase conductors, which were separated by 910 millimeters. The coaxial cable contacted the phase conductor, and the employee was electrocuted.
|1||300008935||Fatality||Electric Shock||Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.|