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Accident: 124316.015 - Employee Dies After Falling Into River

Accident: 124316.015 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 12/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1454202.01512/18/2019Wa317957520 - International Line Builders Inc
At 2:30 p.m. on December 17, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a power transmission line construction company, was working on power lines that spanned a river. A conductor failed, causing the employee and the equipment he was working from to fall into the river. The employee was rescued and transported to the hospital, where he died.
Keywords: power line worker, electric conductor, power lines, fall protection, electrical work, drown, basket, construction, fall, falling object, aerial lift, river
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1454202.015 44 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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