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Accident: 657619 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Conveyor

Accident: 657619 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/23/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1811018911/24/19871761P&H Construction
A CREW OF FOUR ROOFERS WERE MOVING A METAL LADDER CONVEYOR. A 7900-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE WAS LOCATED 26 FEET, 4 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND AND 8 FEET, 5 INCHES FROM THE RAIN GUTTER ON THE ROOF ON WHICH THE CREW WAS WORKING. THE EMPLOYEES MOVED THE CONVEYOR INTO THE OVERHEAD LINE, ELECTROCUTING ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES AND INJURING THE OTHERS. THE INJURED EMPLOYEES WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR ELECTRIC SHOCK.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e c, conveyor, roofer, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18110189 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Roofers
2 18110189 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Roofers
3 18110189 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Roofers
4 18110189 Fatality Electric Shock Roofers

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