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Accident: 136399.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Pole Came In Contact With Powe

Accident: 136399.015 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 06/02/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1535999.01506/11/2021Apex Window Cleaning Inc
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on June 2, 2021, an employee was washing a third-stor y window with a water-fed pole. The brush at the end of the water-fed pole was a t the wrong angle, so he lowered the pole down to adjust. In doing so, his pole came in contact with overhead electrical lines. The employee was electrocuted b ut revived. The employee was hospitalized for these injuries.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, overhead power line, water, window washer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1535999.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Janitors and cleaners

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