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Accident: 107281.015 - Employee Contacts Overhead Power Line And Is Killed

Accident: 107281.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1328183.01507/09/2018Rodan Transport (U.S.A.) Ltd.
At 1:30 p.m. on July 5, 2018, an employee was working for a specialized local fr eight trucking firm. He and some coworkers were moving a drilling rig. The emplo yee was following in a trail car when, at one point, he exited the trail car to climb on top of a shaker house, which was part of the load, to move a communicat ion line. The communication line was hanging too low across the highway for the load to pass under. After he moved the line, the employee came into contact with an overhead power line and received an electric shock. He suffered burns over 7 5 percent of his body and died the next day as a result.
Keywords: burn, e gi iii, electric shock, electrocuted, manual mat handling, overhead power line, riding on equipment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1328183.015 51 M Fatality

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