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Accident: 200370716 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Cord Set

Accident: 200370716 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 12/18/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30244627301/04/20001799Upsource, Inc.
A four-person crew was lifting a catwalk to a billboard that was about 12.2 meters high. One employee was on the ground using a 30.5-meter-long extension cord set as a tag line to control the catwalk while it was suspended by a mobile crane. The cord contacted a 115-kilovolt overhead power line, electrocuting the employee.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, cord set, electrocuted, crane, e gi ib
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302446273 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction trades, n.e.c.

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