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Accident: 14557300 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Rebar

Accident: 14557300 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 09/14/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1496390409/18/19841542Questa Building Construction
AN EMPLOYEE WAS INSERTING A PIECE OF STEEL REINFORCING ROD INTO A CONCRETE BLOCK WALL BEFORE HE WAS TO FILL THE BLOCKS IN THE WALL WITH CEMENT. THERE WERE 60-MILE-PER-HOUR GUSTS OF WIND BLOWING OVERHEAD POWER LINES AGAINST THE WALL UNDER CONSTRUCTION. THE STEEL ROD CAME INTO CONTACT WITH THE 7200-VOLT LINE, ELECTROCUTING THE EMPLOYEE.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, rebar, electrocuted, e c, concrete block
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14963904 Fatality Electric Shock Brickmasons and stonemasons

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