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Accident: 131046.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Transmission Line T

Accident: 131046.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 11/05/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1501094.01511/05/2020C & S Companies
At 11:15 a.m. on November 5, 2020, Employee #1 was working on the demolition of power transmission lines, using voice and hand signals to communicate to a cowor ker. As the coworker placed the section of tower onto the load, the existing l oad of two 20 ft. sections of tower was disturbed and fell over the side of the flatbed, striking, crushing and killing Employee # 1.
Keywords: construction, crushed, demolition, falling object, flatbed truck, signalman, struck by, tower
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Demolition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1501094.015 25 M Fatality Construction Laborer

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