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Accident: 170084412 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 170084412 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 10/12/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12348142610/13/19950722L & S Cotton Harvesting
An employee was on top of a Case cotton picker, using a plastic pipe to raise the neutral conductor of an overhead power line. He was raising the conductor so that the cotton picker could clear the power line. As the operator drove the cotton picker under the power line, the first employee's back apparently contacted one of the phase conductors. The employee raising the line was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, agriculture, electrocuted, cotton picker, untrained, e ag
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123481426 Fatality Electric Shock Farm workers

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