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Accident: 105805.015 - Employee Falls On Power Lines And Is Shocked

Accident: 105805.015 -- Report ID: 0257220 -- Event Date: 04/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308797.01504/13/2018D Grimm Pr Llc
At 11:30 a.m. on April 12, 2018, Employee #1 and coworkers, employed by an energy services subcontractor, were clearing a path to electrical towers. Employee #1 used a chainsaw to cut a tall tree. He fell and struck energized electrical lines. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for electric shock and trauma.
Keywords: struck against, power lines, fall protection, electric shock, fall, construction, cleaning, chain saw, tree felling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1308797.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Timber cutting and logging occupations

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