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Accident: 120425.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted By High Voltage Power Line

Accident: 120425.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 09/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1433223.01509/24/2019Moreno'S Construction Llc
At 12:00 a.m. on September 24, 2019, Employee #1 was cleaning up the worksite, a fter installing new exterior cladding (roofing shingles), during residential con struction. Afterwards, Employee #1 then carried a ladder, in an extended and up right position, and came within (4 feet) of a high voltage, overhead power line. As a result, a conductive pathway for an (arc-flash) was provided between Empl oyee #1, the ladder and the high voltage, overhead power line and Employee #1 su stained electrical shock (electrocution), after the electrical arc-flash and die d instantly.
Keywords: accidental discharge, arm, caught in, conductive apparel, construction, contact, elec equipment--misc, elec insulation, elec protect equip, electric arc, electric cable, electric conductor, electric shock, electri
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1433223.015 31 M Fatality Roof Repar: Shingle FallDist:
Cause: Exterior cladding

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