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Accident: 14495733 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 14495733 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/16/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10364169207/17/19861731Tele-Cable Construction Corp.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS INSTALLING CABLE TELEVISION LINES ON A POLE. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS WEARING LEATHER WORK GLOVES AT THE TIME, WAS POSITIONED ABOUT 26 INCHES FROM THE NEAREST OVERHEAD POWER LINE ON THE POLE. THE EMPLOYEE SIMULTANEOUSLY CONTACTED THE POWER LINE AND THE GROUNDED CABLE, AND HE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: elec protect equip, overhead power line, electrical, telecom work, communication cable, e tc, electrocuted
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103641692 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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