Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202081055 - Employee Sustains Electrical Burns

Accident: 202081055 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 07/01/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31568507307/01/20111799Rite Lite Signs, Inc.
On July 1, 2011, Employee # 1 and a coworker were installing signs from the ground using a boom truck to lift and position the signs. Employee #2 was using the controls at the back of the truck to extend the boom and it contacted an overhead power line (13.8 kV). Employee #1 received second and third degree burns to 75 percent of his body.
Keywords: burn, electric sign, electric shock, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315685073 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close