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Accident: 200331502 - Employee Is Killed When Exposed To Electric Shock

Accident: 200331502 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 12/10/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10275938812/13/20044612Plains Marketing L.P.

On December 10, 2004, Employee #1 was uncovering an oil pipeline for repair using an excavator. The buried, approximately 24-in. deep, utility was not marked prior to excavation. Employee #1 contacted and broke the utility, which turned out to be a 7,000- volt electrical cable. Employee #1 was electrocuted and was killed.

Keywords: excavation, shock, electrocuted, oil line, pipeline, electric shock, excavator

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102759388 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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