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Accident: 118136.015 - Employee Working On Power Line Is Electrocuted

Accident: 118136.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1416788.01507/12/2019K & M Highline Services
At 8:30 a.m. on July 11, 2019, Employee #1 was installing an electrical pole and tapping into a 144-kilovolt power line to provide power to an oil well. He contacted an energized power line and was electrocuted.
Keywords: power line worker, power lines, electrocuted, electrical work, elec utility work, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1416788.015 39 M Fatality Electric Shock FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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