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Accident: 102835.015 - Employee Is Killed By Contact With An Energized Power Line

Accident: 102835.015 -- Report ID: 0257820 -- Event Date: 09/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263223.01509/13/2017Vi Water And Power Authority
At 7:00 p.m. on September 12, 2017, an employee was adjusting the bucket of truc k and preparing to repair an electrical transmission line. While elevated in th e bucket, the employee came into contact with an energized power line. The empl oyee was killed due to electrocution.
Keywords: aerial lift, electrocuted, power lines
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Maintenance or repair   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1263223.015 47 M Fatality Electrical power installers and repairers

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