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Accident: 86505.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When A Tree Limb Contacts A High Vo

Accident: 86505.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 05/06/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1145745.01505/06/2016Turner Tree Service

On May 5, 2016, an employee in an un-insulated bucket of an aerial lift was limb ing a tree next to high voltage power lines. The branch that the employee cut c ontacted a live power line and entered his hand and exited his foot. The employ ee was killed by electrocution.

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

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1145745.015 33 M Fatality Chainsaw Operator

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