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Accident: 200350742 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy

Accident: 200350742 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/29/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30212569507/30/19981731Georgia Electric Company
An electrical contractor was upgrading a city's traffic control system. An employee working on this job was in an aerial lift, attaching an aerial guy to pole-mounted hardware. He was about 7.6 meters above the ground. As he was pulling the guy up, it contacted a 7200-volt overhead power line. The employee received an electric shock and sustained burns on his right hand. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, electrical work, e c, guy, electric shock, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302125695 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Urban planners FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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