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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201262789 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Ladder

Accident: 201262789 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 07/20/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31468628807/20/20101721Paint Jar Inc.
Two employees were painting the side of a single-family home. One of the two workers moved his ladder, and the ladder contacted the top conductor of an overhead power line. The employee received an electric shock and was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, ladder, metal ladder, electric shock, painter, e gi ib
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314686288 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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