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Accident: 101517.015 - Employee Is Trimming Trees And Makes Contact With An Energiz

Accident: 101517.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283244.01512/15/2017B&G Property Maintenance Inc
At 3:00 p.m. on December 14, 2017, an employee was trimming trees when a limb came down on top of a power line and brought it down as well. The power line came into contact with the bucket truck where the employee had been working. However, the employee was able to leave the bucket truck. The employee returned to the truck to get something from it and was electrocuted when he made contact with the energized truck.
Keywords: tree trimming, truck, electrocuted, power lines
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1283244.015 38 M Fatality Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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