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Accident: 52986.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Utility Pole And Is Killed

Accident: 52986.015 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 08/30/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
936701.01508/30/2013Atlantic City Electric
At approximately 9:15 a.m. on August 30, 2013, Employee #1 was winding up ratche t straps removed from utility poles stored on a truck when he was struck by a fa lling utility pole. Employee #1 received internal injuries in his chest was kill ed.
Keywords: digger/derrick, falling object, hoist, material handling, power lines, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 936701.015 35 M Fatality Electricians

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