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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202353561 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy

Accident: 202353561 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 08/16/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30793689808/16/20044911Potomac Electric Power Company
An electrical engineer for an electric utility was outside a substation, inspecting power lines. He contacted a pole guy on which a 7,900-volt (phase-to-ground) overhead power line was lying. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, power line worker, electrocuted, e ptd, substation, guy, elec utility work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307936898 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical and electronic engineers

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