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Accident: 108012.015 - Employee Is Shocked, Burned By Overhead Power Lines

Accident: 108012.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1334430.01507/26/2018Isa Construction, Llc
On July 26, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was finishing a poured concrete floor for a three-story commercial building. The aluminum handle of the bull float he was using apparently came too close to overhead electrical power lines in the alley. The employee sustained an electric shock and electric burns. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: pouring, contact, burn, construction, metal pole, overhead power line, electric shock, concrete float, energized
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3 34
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1334430.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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