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Accident: 201763505 - Worker Is Killed When Electrocuted By Power Line

Accident: 201763505 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 10/09/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31361646810/09/20094911Radley Electric
On October 9, 2009, Employee #1 and Employee #2, a helper, were splicing a deenergized downed oil field line that was running beneath a 7,300-volt Entergy power line. While pulling the two ends together to splice, the oil field line contacted the 7,300-volt line, electrocuting and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: power line worker, electrocuted, elec utility work, electric conductor, electric shock, electrical splice
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313616468 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians' apprentices

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