Accident Report Detail
Accident: 90471.015 - Two Employees Electrocuted From Energized Truck
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on November 8, 2016, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were stringing a new fiber-optic cable. Employee #1 was working from the bucket whe n a high tension guy wire to nearby utility pole fell and come into contact with a 12kV distribution line as well as the bucket truck, energizing the trucks fr ame. Employee #1 fell out of the bucket and landed on the ground. Employee #2 went to help Employee #1 and was electrocuted when he came into contact with the trucks energized frame. Employee #1 was transported to an emergency hospital where both of his arms were amputated. Employee #2 was pronounced dead at the s cene.
|1||1190388.015||23||M||Hospitalized injury||Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.|
|2||1190388.015||32||M||Fatality||Electrical power installers and repairers|