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Accident: 58590.015 - Employee Contacts Power Line With A Scaffold And Is Electroc

Accident: 58590.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/26/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
960626.01502/27/2014Eliseo Castro
At 6:30 p.m. on February 26, 2014, an employee was attempting to dismantle a pum p jack scaffold. While leaning the (45 foot) leg of the scaffold in order to tak e it down and relocate it, the aluminum leg touched a power line that was approx imately 16 feet away from the structure. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, power lines, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 3 45 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 960626.015 43 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause:

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