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Accident: 14550586 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Conveyor

Accident: 14550586 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 09/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1772979909/09/19860119D & G Farm
Four employees were moving a disabled grain auger out of a series of grain bins. They pulled the auger under an overhead power line to a designated location. As they were pulling the auger back, they again passed beneath the power line, and the upper portion of the auger contacted the line. Employee #1 was electrocuted. Employee #2 received an electric shock and sustained electrical burns. He was hospitalized for his injuries. Employees # 3 and #4 also received electric shocks and sustained electrical burns. However, they were treated at a hospital and released.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, screw conveyor, electrocuted, electric shock, grain bin, e gi ib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17729799 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 17729799 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
3 17729799 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
4 17729799 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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