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Accident: 201114618 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Preparing Aerial Manlift

Accident: 201114618 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/10/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12031090907/10/20027353United Rental
At approximately 10:30 a.m., on July 10, 2002, Employee #1, a mechanic, was operating and making repairs on a Grave Aerial Man lift at approximately 35-feet above ground. The employee was electrocuted when he came in contact with 12 kilovolts high voltage lines. The United Rentals 31500 S. Lake Road Bakersfield, CA. 93301, Safety Director, reported the accident. The County Sheriff Coroner pronounced the employee deceased at the site at 11:40 a.m. An Accident related violation was cited.
Keywords: voltage backfeed, electric cable, mechanic, elec utility work, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120310909 Fatality Electric Shock Specified mechanics and repairers

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