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Accident: 55286.015 - Employee Contacts Overhead Power Line From Aerial Lift, Suff

Accident: 55286.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 11/15/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
948773.01511/15/2013Donley'S, Inc.
At approximately 10:30 p.m. on November 15, 2013, Employee #1 was performing cem ent finishing operations on the construction of a parking garage. He was working from a JLG model 800S aerial lift. While positioning the aerial lift, Employee #1 contacted a 138,000-volt overhead power line. The power line was located app roximately 56 ft above the ground and approximately 50 ft from the building. Em ployee #1 was transported to the hospital and passed away while at the hospital on December 4, 2013 due to severe electrical shock injuries and burns.
Keywords: aerial lift, electrical, elevated work platform, power lines
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   8 80 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 948773.015 55 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry

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