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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 315964536 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Ladder

Accident: 315964536 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/03/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31596453604/04/20127312Outdoor Advertising Services
On April 3, 2012, an employee was working for Outdoor Advertising Services, which managed billboards. He was setting up a metal ladder alongside a billboard sign, when the ladder came into contact with an overhead power line energized at 7,200 volts. The employee sustained a shock. Emergency medical services were contacted, and the employee was sent to Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Lenoir, NC. He was pronounced dead.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, emergency response, electrocuted, ladder, advertising sign, e gi ib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315964536 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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