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Accident: 665828 - Employee Killed When Struck By Lightning

Accident: 665828 -- Report ID: 0112300 -- Event Date: 05/31/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1794912405/31/19891761M. Marino And Sons Construction Co., Inc.
Because of rain, several employees, including Employee #1, were placing a tarpaulin over a section of roof that had been stripped that day. A single bolt of lightning struck and killed Employee #1. Evidence indicates that the lightning first struck an antenna on a house 50 ft south of where the employees were working and then struck Employee #1.
Keywords: storm, roof, work rules, electrocuted, construction, lightning, electric shock, struck by, antenna
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17949124 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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