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Accident: 66029.015 - Employee Trying To Free Tractor Contacts An Power Line And I

Accident: 66029.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/24/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
986605.01507/29/2014Orville Harrington
At 10:30 a.m. on July 24, 2014, an employee was working for a firm engaged in crude petroleum and natural gas extraction. A tractor was caught on a guy that was stabilizing a utility pole. The employee was trying to free the tractor. The utility pole carried an overhead power line. The power line was energized. The guy broke. As it fell, it came into contact with the power line. The employee was holding the guy and he was electrocuted.
Keywords: tractor, electrical, falling object, electric shock, guy, overhead power line, electrocuted, e gi ib, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 986605.015 66 M Fatality Electric Shock

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