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Accident: 103394.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Trimming Tree Branches

Accident: 103394.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 02/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297495.01502/26/2018Rafael Munoz
At 1:45 p.m. on February 26, 2018, an employee was cutting a branch approximately 12 feet in length. The branch contacted a 21 KV power line, resulting in the employee being electrocuted. The employee's body was evaluated by the Santa Clara Coroner's office.
Keywords: tree trimming, power lines, overhead power line, electrocuted
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297495.015 34 M Fatality Electric Shock Chainsaw Operator

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