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Accident: 119481.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Overhead Power Line While Cuttin

Accident: 119481.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1427735.01509/01/2019Neapolitan Tree Service, Llc
At 8:52 a.m. on August 31, 2019, Employee #1 was cutting tree limbs and branches with a chain saw, from the basket of an aerial lift. As he cut a branch, it fel l on an overhead power line, and electrocuted him.
Keywords: aerial lift, chain saw, electrocuted, overhead power line, struck against, tree limb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1427735.015 38 M Fatality

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