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Accident: 106693.015 - Employee Is Shocked, Burned When Ladder Contacts Power Line

Accident: 106693.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 05/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318348.01505/24/2018Mirek Masonry, Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on May 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a masonry company, was wo rking at a multifamily residential structure. In preparation for power washing the building's siding, he began to set up an extension ladder. The ladder touch ed an overhead power line energized to 8,000 volts, and Employee #1 was shocked and burned. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, contact, electric shock, extension ladder, ladder, maintenance, power lines, residential construction, wall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1318348.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Brickmasons and stonemasons

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