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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201404258 - Electric Shock - Contact With Underground Line

Accident: 201404258 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 07/12/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12708226107/14/20001541Design & Build Inc

A construction laborer was operating a John Deere crawler excavator (Model No. 490) to install a water main located to the west of a substation, The shovel on the excavator struck an underground power line running between the substation and some utility poles. The employee received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: excavation, electrical, e c, electric shock, excavator, undrgrd power line
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127082261 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Other

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