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Accident: 14464937 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Antenna

Accident: 14464937 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/08/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
266935612/11/19851522National Siding
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE INSTALLING SIDING ON A HOUSE. DURING THEIR WORK, IT BECAME NECESSARY TO REMOVE A CITIZENS BAND ANTENNA FROM THE HOUSE. THE EMPLOYEES BROUGHT THE ANTENNA INTO CONTACT WITH A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE THAT RAN BEHIND THE HOUSE. ONE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED, AND THE OTHER RECEIVED ELECTRICAL BURNS ON HIS HANDS AND FEET.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e c, electric shock, antenna
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2669356 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Carpenters
2 2669356 Fatality Electric Shock Carpenters

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