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Accident: 200740348 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 200740348 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 06/22/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30200468406/24/19980783Herb Shippee Dba Cherry Tree Service
An employee was climbing a tree to cut it down. With his right hand, he contacted a 7620-volt overhead power line that was 622 millimeters from the tree. The employee was electrocuted. He had entry and exit wounds on his right hand and left foot. (No one witnessed the accident.)
Keywords: e gi iii, overhead power line, tree felling, electrical, electrocuted, tree
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302004684 Fatality Electric Shock Forestry workers, except logging

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