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Accident: 202014346 - Employee Dies After Fall Following Electric Shock

Accident: 202014346 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 08/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30959486908/04/20061761Anny General Construction
On August 1, 2006, Employee #1 was installing vinyl siding from a pump jack scaffold when he apparently contacted 120- to 240-volt overhead power lines. He fell approximately 25 ft to the ground and suffered severe head trauma. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he died three days later from his head injuries and the results of the electric shock.
Keywords: clearance, head, installing, overhead power line, work rules, struck against, construction, pump jack scaffold, electric shock, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309594869 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing metal siding
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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