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Accident: 131516.015 - One Employee Is Electrocuted, One Is Injured While Moving Sc

Accident: 131516.015 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 12/06/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1505237.01512/07/2020Sm Roofing And Siding
At 5:45 p.m. on December 6, 2020, Employees #1 and #2 and coworkers, employed by a roofing and siding company, were working at the construction site of a new tw o-story residence. Employees #1 and #2 were repositioning a pump jack scaffold from the back of the house to another location. According to a coworker who wit nessed the event, the two employees were in the process of laying down parallel to the house a 36-foot Alum-A-Pole, part of the scaffold system, when they appea red to lose control of the pole as a gust of wind came around the house's corner . The pole toppled onto energized overhead power lines 8 to 10 feet away, and e lectrical current flowed through the pole to the employees. Employee #1 was ele ctrocuted. Employee #2 was transported to the hospital for treatment of electri c shock injuries.
Keywords: contact, electric shock, electrocuted, energized, falling object, lost control, metal pole, overhead power line, pump jack scaffold, residential construction, struck against, unstable position, windy
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1505237.015 65 M Fatality Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Exterior cladding
2 1505237.015 67 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
Cause: Exterior cladding

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