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Accident: 202523163 - Worker Is Burned After Contacting Power Line

Accident: 202523163 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/07/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669654111/19/20121623Tri-Technic, Inc.
On November 7, 2012, Employee #1, a 50-year-old male, temporary worker with Tri-Technic Inc., contacted a 230-kv power line, resulting in serious burn injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized as a result of event.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, electric shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 60
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316696541 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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