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Accident: 125113.015 - Employee In Scissor Lift Contacts Power Line And Is Electroc

Accident: 125113.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 03/29/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1471417.01503/30/2020Hinojosa Waterproofing, Llc
At 3:15 p.m. on March 29, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a waterp roofing company, were installing waterproofing material under the gutter of a on e-story commercial building. They were working from a scissor lift approximatel y 20 feet above the paved surface. As the work was finishing, the coworker, who was operating the lift, inadvertently backed up the lift instead of lowering it . Employee #1 came into contact with a power line carrying 18,00 volts of elect ricity. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: backing up, construction, contact, electrocuted, energized, installing, overhead power line, scissor lift, waterproofing
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1471417.015 58 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Waterproofing

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