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Accident: 60051.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Contact With Power Line

Accident: 60051.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/02/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
966246.01504/02/2014East Texas Utility Services Inc.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on April 2, 2014, Employee #1 and three coworkers wer e replacing an existing single-phase conductor with a three-phase conductor on a utility pole. Employee # 1 was working from the elevated bucket of a truck-mou nted aerial device on the east side of a utility pole. The east side of the pole consisted of live overhead line, 14,400 volts. The west side of the pole consis ted of the new dead overhead lines being installed. Employee #1 came into contac t with the live lines and was electrocuted.
Keywords: aerial lift, boom, electrical, electrocuted, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 966246.015 51 M Fatality Electrical power installers and repairers

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