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Accident: 14371157 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Antenna

Accident: 14371157 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 05/13/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10303542405/14/19924911The Dayton Power And Light Company
ONE EVENING, FOUR ELECTRIC UTILITY EMPLOYEES WERE POSITIONING A GMC AERIAL LIFT TRUCK (NO. 8759) BENEATH A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. AS ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES LOWERED THE OUTRIGGERS ON THE TRUCK, THE TWO-WAY RADIO ANTENNA ON THE TRUCK CONTACTED THE POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, outrigger, power line worker, electrocuted, e ptd, elec utility work, antenna, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103035424 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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