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Accident: 202220315 - Employee Electrocuted When Ladder Contacts Overhead Powe

Accident: 202220315 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 07/01/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11280201207/01/20031721College Pro Painters
On July 1, 2003, Employee #1, age 20, was painting a house. He was moving a ladder when it contacted an overhead electric power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: clearance, overhead power line, electrical, work rules, electrocuted, ladder, struck against, construction, painter, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 3 35 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 112802012 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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