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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201270949 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy

Accident: 201270949 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 03/15/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30342203403/16/20000783Davey Tree Expert Company
Employee #1 was working as a point worker, clearing debris for another employee. The second employee was driving a tractor, cutting underbrush to clear the right of way for a 7200-volt overhead power line. Employee #1 moved a guy toward the power line. Slack in the guy allowed it to contact the power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e ptd, guy, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303422034 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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