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Accident: 106357.015 - Billboard Worker Sustains Electrical Shock And Burns. Electr

Accident: 106357.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 02/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1293060.01502/06/2018Outfront Media Llc
At 6:30 a.m. on February 6, 2018, an employee was working for an outdoor advertising firm. He was installing a vinyl 4.3-meter by 14.6-meter (14-foot by 48-foo) billboard sign. He was using a 3.4-meter (11-foot) metal pole to secure the sign. The pole came close to an overhead power line energized at 34.5 kV. The employee sustained an electric shock and burns. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: advertising sign, electrical, electric shock, overhead power line, metal pole, e gi ib, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1293060.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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