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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201403748 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 201403748 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 03/03/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12726149303/06/20001799Greene County Cable Co
An employee was working from an uninsulated aerial lift, rerouting a television cable. He contacted a 2500-volt overhead power line and received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, cable tv work, communication cable, e tc, electric shock, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127261493 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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