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Accident: 200023778 - Employee Contacts Power Line And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 200023778 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 05/21/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31553468505/23/20115012Dynamic Auto Brokers, Inc.
On May 21, 2011, Employee #1 was assisting in the removal of a felled tree. When the tree was felled, it struck a power line and caused its wire to fall to the ground. The voltage on the power line was 7,200 volts. The employer was using an excavator to remove the tree. As Employee #1 participated in the tree removal, he contacted the power line and was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, tree felling, electrocuted, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315534685 Fatality Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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