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Accident: 14507362 - Electric Shock - Unknown Cause

Accident: 14507362 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/28/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10159388709/04/19861761Mills Roofing Co.
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE COMPLETING A ROOFING JOB ON AN EXISTING SINGLE-STORY RESIDENCE. THE HOMEOWNER HAD BOUGHT LUNCH FOR THE EMPLOYEES AND CALLED THEM DOWN FROM THE ROOF TO EAT. BEFORE LEAVING THE ROOF, ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES WAS GOING TO REPLACE A TELEVISION ANTENNA THAT HAD BEEN TAKEN DOWN ABOUT 3 HOURS EARLIER. AS HE PICKED UP THE ANTENNA, THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED A FATAL ELECTRIC SHOCK. (THE SOURCE OF THE ELECTRIC SHOCK WAS NOT INDICATED IN THE ORIGINAL OSHA-170 REPORT.)
Keywords: roof, electrical, electrocuted, e c, roofer, antenna
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101593887 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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