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Accident: 30035.015 - Employee'S Ladder Contacts A High-Voltage Power Line And Is

Accident: 30035.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 09/22/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
660318.01509/27/2012Brian Cromer Dba Brian Cromer
At 11:00 a.m. on September 22, 2012, an employee was moving a 36 foot aluminum e xtension ladder in a grassy area. As the employee lifted the ladder, the tall gr ass caught the base of ladder, while simultaneously a gust of wind tipped the la dder into a high-voltage power line. The employee was electrocuted as a result.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, material handling, metal ladder, power lines
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 660318.015 42 M Fatality Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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