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Accident: 200552784 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Goalpost

Accident: 200552784 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/25/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30595797903/26/20037941New Orleans Louisiana Saints
On March 25, 2003, the groundskeeping superintendent of a professional football team was using a lawn mower to cut the grass around the football field. When he moved a portable goalpost to mow under it, the uprights came in contact with a power line, and the groundskeeper was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi iii, overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e ptd, lawn mower, e gi ib, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305957979 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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