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Accident: 14446892 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Through Equip

Accident: 14446892 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 08/06/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1492716408/08/19840783Lake States Tree Service Inc
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE FEEDING WILLOW BRANCHES TO A CHIPPER UNIT COUPLED BEHIND AN AERIAL LIFT TRUCK. ONE EMPLOYEE WAS IN CONTACT WITH THE CHIPPER UNIT WHEN THE AERIAL LIFT CAME IN CONTACT WITH A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE, ENERGIZING BOTH THE TRUCK AND THE CHIPPER. THE OTHER EMPLOYEE POSSIBLY TOUCHED THE FIRST EMPLOYEE AND COMPLETED THE PATH TO GROUND. THE EMPLOYEE WHO WAS IN CONTACT WITH THE CHIPPER RECEIVED BURNS ON HIS LEFT THIGH AND RIGHT FINGERTIPS. THE OTHER EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: burn, clothing, overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e gi ia, electric shock, tree trimming, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14927164 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 14927164 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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