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Accident: 170220263 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Angle Iron

Accident: 170220263 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 10/25/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11492322011/08/19917312Signmakers Ltd.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS INSTALLING NEW PLASTIC PANELS ON AN OUTDOOR SIGN. HE WAS WORKING ABOUT 30 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. WHEN HE MOVED A PIECE OF ANGLE IRON, IT CONTACTED A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: metal rail, overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, advertising sign, e gi ic
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114923220 Fatality Electric Shock Sales support occupations, n.e.c.

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