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Accident: 14470116 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy

Accident: 14470116 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 11/18/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
89668811/24/19861794Robbie Coal & Fuel Inc.
A TRUCK DRIVER HAD DUMPED SOIL ON A WASTE FILL SITE. THE TRUCK DRIVER APPARENTLY BROKE A GUY FOR A UTILITY POLE. THE BROKEN GUY HAD LOOPED OVER A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. WITHOUT FIRST LOOKING UP, THE TRUCK DRIVER WAS GOING TO LOOP THE LOOSE END OF THE GUY AROUND THE POLE. WHEN HE TOUCHED THE GUY, THE TRUCK DRIVER WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e c, guy
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 896688 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy

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