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Accident: 200644946 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Tarp Reel Contacts Power Lines

Accident: 200644946 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 11/05/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31492836711/05/20101442Sober Brothers, Inc
On November 5, 2010, Employee #1, who was employed by a sand and gravel operation, was delivering a load of rock to an Otoe Missouria Tribal Housing Complex, located at Highway 177 in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Employee #1 arrived at the site and parked his tractor-trailer along one of the neighborhood streets to remove the tarp from the load. As Employee #1 was using a manual crank to removing the tarp, the metal bow of the tarp reel came in contact with overhead power lines. Employee #1 was electrocuted and killed.
Keywords: delivery work, clearance, overhead power line, electrocuted, electric shock, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314928367 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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