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Accident: 201261401 - Employee Electrocuted When Ladder Contacts Power Line

Accident: 201261401 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 12/19/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30597417212/20/20021761Peak Construction & Remodeling, Inc.
On December 19, 2002, Employee #1 was electrocuted when the ladder he was moving contacted an overhead power line.
Keywords: clearance, overhead power line, work rules, electrocuted, ladder, struck against, construction, manual mat handling
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305974172 Fatality Electric Shock Roofers FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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