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Accident: 201408663 - Worker Is Electrocuted While Installing Scaffold

Accident: 201408663 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 07/16/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31615855907/17/20131761Amazing Grace Ministries Of The Kewennaw Inc
At approximately 11:36 a.m. on July 16, 2013, Employee #1, a carpenter performing volunteer work for Amazing Grace Ministries of the Keweenaw, Inc., was setting up scaffolding on a single family residence. As he installed guardrails, he came into contact with a 7,200-volt electric power line. He was electrocuted. He fell 22 feet from the scaffold platform to the ground.
Keywords: guardrail, installing, carpenter, electrocuted, construction, electric shock, fall, fall protection, power trans appar, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316158559 Fatality Electric Shock Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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