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Accident: 202087128 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Antenna

Accident: 202087128 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 03/05/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30723706503/08/20054832Cumulus Broadcasting Llc
An engineer for a radio station was setting up a van for a remote radio broadcast at a new car dealership. The antenna for the van's radio transmission link back to the station's studio came into contact with an overhead power line. The van's body became energized, and the engineer received an electric shock from the van. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, telecom work, e gi ia, electronic technicn, electric shock, antenna, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307237065 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical and electronic engineers

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