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Accident: 25975.015 - Employee Was Electrocuted When He Came In Contact With Overh

Accident: 25975.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 08/08/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
570360.01508/09/2012Atlantic Paving Inc.
On August 8, 2012, an employee was working for a paving firm. He was spreading asphalt that was being dumped from an asphalt truck. The raised body of the asphalt truck came into contact with overhead power lines and became energized. The employee touched the asphalt truck while it was energized. He was electrocuted. He was found on the ground.
Keywords: road paving, asphalt, e gi ia, electrocuted, overhead power line, electric shock, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 570360.015 42 M Fatality Electric Shock Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators FallDist:
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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