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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200644540 - Employee In Bucket Lift Is Electrocuted By Power Line

Accident: 200644540 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 09/24/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31368678409/24/20091623Underground Utilities Contractors, Inc.

On September 24, 2009, Employee #1 was working in a bucket lift installing a power line with approximately 7,200 volts. The bucket contacted the power line, and the employee was electrocuted.

Keywords: power line worker, electrocuted, aerial lift
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 25 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313686784 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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