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Accident: 107697.015 - Employee Installing Overhead Power Line Is Shocked, Burned

Accident: 107697.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333179.01507/26/2018Mastec Services Company, Inc.
At 9:45 a.m. on July 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a power transmission services company, was installing new overhead electrical lines. He made contact with an energized, 7,200-volt line and was shocked and burned. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for electric shock and third-degree burns.
Keywords: power line worker, contact, energized, construction, elec utility work, electrician, power lines, overhead power line, installing, electric shock, electrical, burn, electric current, shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   0 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1333179.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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