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Accident: 132286.015 - Father And Son Painters Are Electrocuted

Accident: 132286.015 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 11/07/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1504756.01511/09/2020Wa317961965 - La Palma Painting & Carpentry Llc
At 12:30 p.m. on November 7, 2020, Employees #1 and #2, a father and son paintin g crew employed by a painting contractor, were engaged in exterior painting at a church. They were attempting to move their aluminum ladder when it became caug ht by the wind and displaced. The ladder struck an electrical service line, and both employees sustained severe electric shock. The father was killed by elect rocution at the scene. The son was taken to the hospital, where he died on Decem ber 3, 2020.
Keywords: caught by, construction, contact, electric shock, electrocuted, high wind, lost control, metal ladder, painter, power lines, struck against, windy
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1504756.015 27 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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