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Accident: 43464.015 - Employee Contacts Overhead Power Line And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 43464.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 04/04/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
901027.01504/05/2013Fort Worth Grain Exchange
At 6:15 p.m. on April 4, 2013, Employee #1 was taking a grain sample from a railroad car using a grain sampling probe. As he emptied the grain sample into the sample bag, he came in contact with an overhead power distribution line with 7,200 volts phase to ground. Employee #1 was electrocuted, fell to ground and struck his head, and was killed.
Keywords: railroad car, fall, grain, head, overhead power line, electrocuted, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 901027.015 56 M Fatality Concussion

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