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Accident: 200742112 - Employee Electrocuted While Dismantling Scaffold

Accident: 200742112 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 11/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31051720611/29/20061761J C Stevens Specialty Contracting
On November 28, 2006, Employee #1 was using an aluminum extension ladder to remove the support bracket for a pump jack scaffold when the bracket contacted a 7,206-volt primary power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted and fell 22 ft to the ground.
Keywords: overhead power line, dismantling, electrocuted, struck against, construction, pump jack scaffold, metal ladder, fall, scaffolding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310517206 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior cladding
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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