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Accident: 201953296 - Employee Shocked When Aerial Lift Contacts Power Line

Accident: 201953296 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 09/10/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30584459909/16/20024225Rlm-Sqg Industries
On September 10, 2002, Employee #1 was painting a warehouse working from an ALG Genie lift. He was closer than 10 ft to overhead 13 kv and 4 kv power lines. The boom contacted the power lines, energizing the lift. Employee #1 was able to pull the down lift lever of lift and the lift became un-energized. He was hospitalized due to the electrical shock.
Keywords: shock, overhead power line, struck against, painter, aerial lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305844599 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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