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Accident: 200542215 - One Worker Killed, Two Badly Burned In Power Line Accident

Accident: 200542215 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/19/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31556171209/20/20111761Kg Construction

At approximately 7:45 p.m. on September 19, 2011, Employees #1, #2, and #3, of KG Construction, were attempting to move an aluminum materials lift. As the employees began to move the lift away from the building, it shifted and made contact with the 12 kv power lines. All three employees received electrical shocks. Employee #1 was electrocuted; Employees #2 and #3 were transported to local hospitals with severe burns to their feet.

Keywords: burn, roof, electrocuted, construction, electric shock, aerial lift, foot
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315561712 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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