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Accident: 105821.015 - Employee Is Struck By Electrical Power Line And Shocked

Accident: 105821.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 05/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1317774.01505/23/2018Sargent Irrigation, Company
At 11:00 a.m. on May 21, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a water well drilling co mpany, was dewatering a construction site. The guy wire on the drill rig snappe d free, leading to an electrical power line striking the employee. Emergency se rvices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was adm itted and treated for the electric shock and injury to his arm.
Keywords: arm, construction, electric shock, guy, housekeeping, power lines, rigging, struck by, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1317774.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Drillers, earth FallDist:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing

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