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Accident: 202528030 - Worker Is Killed In Electrocution From Power Line

Accident: 202528030 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 10/13/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31393044810/16/20091761Joe Lambert Roofing,Inc.
On October 13, 2009, Employee #1, of Joe Lambert Roofing, Inc., was working at a residential construction site. While he was removing old shingles on the roof the house, he back into a distribution power line supplying power to the home. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: panel, roof, electrocuted, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313930448 Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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