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Accident: 117709.015 - Employee Working Near Overhead Power Line Is Electrocuted

Accident: 117709.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1413367.01507/05/2019Ricardo Sanchez
At 10:00 a.m. on July 5, 2019, Employee #1 was working at a two-story building, a multiemployer construction project. He was working from an extension ladder and detaching a gutter when the detached gutter came into contact with an overhead power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: building, electrocuted, extension ladder, overhead power line, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 17 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1413367.015 32 M Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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