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Accident: 112837.015 - Employee Is Shocked And Burned In Contact With Power Line

Accident: 112837.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 12/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366415.01512/18/2018Overhead Lines Llc
At 11:30 a.m. on December 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a power line compan y, was prepping an electrical power pole guy wire for removal. The guy wire cam e loose and made contact with a 7,200-volt power line. The employee was shocked and both hands were burned. The employee was transported to the hospital, admi tted, and treated for electric shock and burns.
Keywords: burn, construction, contact, dismantling, electric shock, guy, hand, overhead power line, power line worker, utility pole, wire line
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366415.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers

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