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Accident: 100362.015 - Employee Contacts Overhead Power Line And Suffers Multiple I

Accident: 100362.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1274260.01510/31/2017Pitman Family Farms
At 10:00 a.m. on August 19, 2017, an employee had climbed up the feed tank stati onary ladder and was going to use a 12 foot metal pole to knock down the accumul ated feed on the inside of the tank walls. The pole came into contact with a hi gh-voltage electrical line while the employee was on the stationary ladder of th e #2 Feed Tank. The employee fell approximately 20 feet and suffered multiple f ractures to include several ribs, sternum, and foot as well as electrical burns to both knees. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: agriculture, burn, electric shock, fall, foot, fracture, knee, ladder, overhead power line, rib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274260.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Managers, farms, except horticultural

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