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Accident: 36676.015 - Employee Working Near Power Line Is Electrocuted

Accident: 36676.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 12/19/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
795221.01512/19/2012Wdh Construction & Roofing
At approximately 1:22 p.m. on December 19, 2012, Employee #1 was working on a fl at roof capping the edge. The aluminum he was capping with was caught by wind a nd it contacted an adjacent 7,600 volt transmission line. Employee #1 was elect rocuted.
Keywords: electrocuted, roof, roofer, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation   3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 795221.015 51 M Fatality Roof Repair: Sheet Metal FallDist:
Cause: Roofing

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