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Accident: 31615.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Bucket Hook Contacts Overhead

Accident: 31615.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 04/30/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
423123.01504/30/2012 Eight Fairmount Builders, Llc
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on April 30, 2012, Employee #1 was working from a scaffold and hoisting up buckets of 5 gallon mortar mix at a construction site. As he hoisted up the fifth bucket of mix, the hook of the bucket contacted an energized overhead power line that electrocuted him.
Keywords: struck against, scaffold, overhead power line, hoistline, electrocuted, hoist, hoisting mechanism
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   3 35 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 423123.015 33 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras FallDist:
FatCause: Other

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