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Accident: 68752.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted By An Induced Voltage From Nearby P

Accident: 68752.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 10/27/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1004567.01510/28/2014Harlan Electric Company Inc.

At 11:45 a.m. on October 27, 2014, an employee was installing lightning arrestin g equipment on power transmission lines. Proper grounding was not used. Personal protective equipment was not used. The employee was electrocuted by an induced voltage from nearby 500kV and 69kV transmission lines.

Keywords: electrocuted, power lines, protective clothing

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1004567.015 42 M Fatality Electrical and electronic engineers

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