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Accident: 14526883 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Antenna

Accident: 14526883 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 09/25/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10171673610/01/19862013Pride Of Florida
SOME EMPLOYEES WERE INSTALLING A CITIZEN'S BAND ANTENNA ON THE ROOF OF A FARM SHOP. AN EMPLOYEE ON THE GROUND RAISED THE ANTENNA, WHICH WAS 29 FEET, 2 INCHES LONG, INTO CONTACT WITH A 7620-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE THAT WAS 25 FEET, 10 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND. THIS EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, telecom work, e tc, electrocuted, antenna
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101716736 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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