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Accident: 25355.015 - Employee Electrocuted While Trimming Tree Branches

Accident: 25355.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 07/25/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
542398.01507/26/2012Trees Cut Cheaper

At 9:30 a.m. on July 25, 2012, Employee #1 was trimming trees from an aerial lif t using an extended pole chain saw. The chain saw contacted a 7200 Volt power l ine and electrocuted Employee #1.

Keywords: aerial lift, chain saw, electric shock, electrocuted, power lines, tree trimming

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 542398.015 28 M Fatality Chainsaw Operator

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