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Accident: 201392164 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Falling Live Wire

Accident: 201392164 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 04/15/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31198467804/16/20104813At & T Michigan
Employee #1, an electrician technician, was assigned to install a U-Verse Cable system on a 40 foot utility pole. He was working from a 24 foot fiberglass extension ladder leaning against the mid-section of the pole. While performing this work, an overhead live 4,800 volt conductor cable wire fell from the overhead cross arm, and contacted Employee #1, resulting in electrocution.
Keywords: installing, communication cable, electrocuted, ladder, electrical work, elec utility work, falling object, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 311984678 Fatality Electric Shock

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