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Accident: 200212306 - Employee Died While Inspecting Power Line Installation

Accident: 200212306 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 10/17/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31140784510/19/20074911American Electric Power
On October 17, 2007, Employee #1 was walking with two other employees performing site inspection for possible power line installation. Employee #1 lagged behind his two coworkers to set his own pace and rest. When the fourth employee from the inspection group came upon Employee #1, he was laying on the ground with no pulse, open eyes, and a gray face. Recovery efforts took much time due to the remote location. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: chest, heat, installing, power line worker, fatigue, cardiovasc disease
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311407845 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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