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Accident: 45287.015 - Employee Contacts Energized Power Line And Is Electrocuted

Accident: 45287.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 05/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
908374.01505/23/2013Star Construction, Llc
At 11:30 a.m. on May 22, 2013, an employee was electrocuted while standing on th e ground and contacting a metal ratchet rod on a pole trailer that was connected to a Digger Derrick truck . The Digger Derricks auger hydraulic and pneumatic hoses contacted an energized 7.6-kV overhead power line, while the boom was bein g maneuvered into position to be stowed and the employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: construction vehicle, digger/derrick, electrical, power lines
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 908374.015 62 M Fatality Telecomm: Line Installers And Repairers

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