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Accident: 120350.015 - Employee Is Killed When Contacting High Voltage Power Line

Accident: 120350.015 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 09/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1434042.01509/30/2019Tom Hagan Enterprises, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on September 26, 2019, Employee #1 was operating a digger derrick, used to drill holes for poles, to set electrical distribution lines. Employee #1 was using the portion of the machine used to hold the pole/pos, and at this t ime, an energized, high voltage, transmission line became displaced from a clevi s and the electrical line made contact with Employee #1, then electrocuted and k illed him.
Keywords: caught between, clearance, construction vehicle, contact, digger/derrick, disconnecting means, drill, elec utility work, electric cable, electric conductor, electric cord, electric shock, electric current, electri
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1434042.015 59 M Fatality

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