Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 202599841 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Power Line
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|313481087||11/04/2009||1623||237130||Golden State Utility Company|
Abstract: At approximately 9:30 a.m. on November 4, 2009, Employee #1 was working inside the bucket of an Altec aerial device. He was installing a telecommunications line onto a joint utility pole with a high voltage line. When Employee #1 pulled the cable lasher across the strand, the strand contacted the high-voltage line and caused Employee #1 to be electrocuted and killed.
|End Use||Project Type||Project Cost||Stories||Non-building Height||Fatality|
|Powerline, transmission line||New project or new addition||$50,000 to $250,000||X|
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation||Construction|
|1||313481087||Fatality||Electric Shock||Telephone line installers and repairers||Distance of Fall: feet
Worker Height Above Ground/Floor: feet
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
Fatality Cause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use