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Accident: 200922763 - Employee Is Killed By Electric Shock

Accident: 200922763 -- Report ID: 0355116 -- Event Date: 10/13/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31607203210/13/20110783Asplundh Tree Expert Co

On October 13, 2011, Employee #1 was trimming trees on the south side of the road from an insulated bucket truck, using a hydraulic saw blade. A tree from the north side fell onto the primary overhead power line on the south side. The power line moved in a downward motion, striking Employee #1 in his lower back, causing his face to strike the neutral line. He received an electrical shock and was killed.

Keywords: tree limb, electrocuted, struck against, saw, electric shock, struck by, face, falling object, tree trimming, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316072032 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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