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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200640050 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Grain Auger

Accident: 200640050 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 09/25/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10887312603/06/19965191Langley Feeds & Farm Supply, Inc.
An employee and his two sons arrived at a dairy farm to deliver feed into two bins. One of the bins was 5.3 meters high; the other was 4.7 meters high. In setting up the 7.6-meter-long auger, the employees moved the boom between two conductors of a 7200-volt overhead power line. The conductors were located 6.6 and 7.8 meters above the ground over the taller bin. As he was trying to move the auger between the bins, the father brought it into contact with the higher phase conductor was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, screw conveyor, grain, electrocuted, grain bin, e gi ib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108873126 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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