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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201403151 - Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Pole Ground

Accident: 201403151 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 07/14/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12702594807/15/19991623Tci Of Michigan Inc
An employee was attaching a bonding jumper for a new communication cable strand. He was electrocuted when he contacted an energized ground on a utility pole.
Keywords: electrical, telecom work, communication cable, e tc, electrocuted, ground fault, strand installation, system grounding, utility pole
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Alteration or rehabilitation $250,000 to $500,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127025948 Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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