Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201353802 - Employee Is Killed In Electrical Fire
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|311820500||03/02/2009||0782||Gaston Tree Services, Llc|
On February 28, 2009, Employee #1 was delivering mulch to a private residence. He was using a 2003 Sterling dump truck, Model Number LT-9513, with an attached Robotic Elite Loader, Model Number 80. As Employee #1 raised the truck bed, the boom came into contact with an energized 14,400-volt overhead power line. The homeowner heard Employee #1 scream and came around to the front of the vehicle. Employee #1 was lying face up on the ground, nonresponsive. The truck began to burn and the homeowner was unable to move Employee #1 from the fire, which consumed the vehicle and Employee. Employee #1 was killed.
|1||311820500||Fatality||Electric Shock||Truck drivers, heavy|