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Accident: 116861.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Installing Pole Near Power Li

Accident: 116861.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 06/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1405927.01506/05/2019K B Concrete Works, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on June 5, 2019, Employee #1 and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a concrete construction company, were preparing to mount a metal light pole to a concrete base. Coworker #1 was operating an aerial lift with boom and basket. The pole was attached by a nylon sling to the lift basket. As the pole was lifted, it came within approximately 18 to 24 inches of a 7,200-volt overhead power line. The pole became energized. Employee #1, who was in contact with the pole, was electrocuted. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: sling, installing, overhead power line, metal pole, electrocuted, boom, aerial lift, construction, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1405927.015 29 M Fatality Electric Shock Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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