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Accident: 26435.015 - Employee Contacts Power Line And Sustains Electrical Burns A

Accident: 26435.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/26/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
588966.01508/22/2012All Florida Tree & Landscape, Inc.
At 4:45 p.m. on August 21, 2012, Employee #1 was in a tree and trimming the tree 's branches. He was strapped to one of the tree branches and using a crane to li ft and remove the tree branches from the tree. Employee #1 used a chainsaw to cu t one of the tree branches. As he was cutting the limb, he contacted a power lin e and sustained electrical burns to his chin, right hand and inner thighs. He la ter died at approximately 4:45 p.m. on August 26, 2012 from injuries sustained i n the electrocution.
Keywords: burn, electrical, electrocuted, power lines, struck against, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 588966.015 31 M Fatality

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