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Accident: 200752517 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 200752517 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 07/09/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30435756907/09/20014911Consolidated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Employee #1 was working as an electrician and power transformer installer. He was in an aerial lift, attaching deenergized conductors to a pole, while other conductors, energized at 7,200 volts, were still attached to the pole. The energized conductors were not insulated, and while holding a deenergized conductor in his hand, Employee #1 contacted them. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: boom truck, elec protect equip, overhead power line, electrical, power line worker, electrocuted, e ptd, elec utility work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304357569 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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