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Accident: 117723.015 - Employee Is Killed From Electrocution When Crane Contacts Po

Accident: 117723.015 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 07/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1413476.01507/08/2019Lacey Bezio-Capano
At 12:00 p.m. on July 4, 2019, an employee was trimming branches on a downed tree that was being held in place by a crane. The employee was killed from electrocution when he grabbed the crane rigging as the crane cable came in contact with the overhead power line.
Keywords: tree trimming, crane, electrocuted, power lines, overhead power line, crane hook, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1413476.015 24 M Fatality Electric Shock Chainsaw Operator

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