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Accident: 14385926 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Hoist

Accident: 14385926 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 04/10/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
211407204/10/19861761Associated Roofers, Inc.
THREE EMPLOYEES OF A ROOFING CONTRACTOR WERE HOISTING A METAL TAR PUMPER PIPE, WHICH WAS ABOUT 45 FEET LONG, ONTO THE ROOF OF A THREE-STORY BUILDING. A 12-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE HAD BEEN INSTALLED 4 FEET FROM THE BUILDING AT A HEIGHT OF 32 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. DURING THE HOISTING OPERATION, EITHER THE PIPE OR THE LOAD LINE CONTACTED THE POWER LINE, ELECTROCUTING ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, hoist, pipe, e gi ib, hoistline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2114072 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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