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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 ser vices company, was installing new overhead electrical lines. He made contact wi th 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: burn, construction, contact, elec utility work, electric shock, electric current, electrical, electrician, energized, installing, overhead power line, power line worker, power lines, 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 Electrical power installers and repairers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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