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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200920171 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 200920171 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 04/05/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30180840804/05/19991799Talley Anchor Sign Co.
A sign installer was working from a JLG aerial lift, installing a new sign. He had elevated the bucket to a height of about 8.5 meters above the ground. A 115-kilovolt overhead power line was located behind him. As he was elevating the bucket, his back and the bucket contacted the power line. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi iii, overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, advertising sign, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 16 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301808408 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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