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Accident: 115837.015 - Employee Is Killed When Hoist Cable Contacts Power Line

Accident: 115837.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1397128.01504/24/2019Dietzel Enterprises, Inc.
At 5:34 p.m. on April 22, 2019, an employee was pulling the hoist cable of a So ilmec SR-30 Hydraulic Rotary Rig, with a pair of shakeout hook spreaders attache d to the weight ball hook, to hook up a large metal pipe sleeve. The employee wa s killed when he pulled the hoist cable into a 13kV overhead high voltage power line and was electrocuted.
Keywords: electric shock, electrocuted, hoist, power lines
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1397128.015 30 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons

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