Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 68520.015 - Employee Contacts Power Line And Is Killed

Accident: 68520.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 10/15/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1001887.01510/16/2014Vyve Broadband A, Llc
At 11:20 a.m. on October 15, 2014, an employee was in a non-insulated bucket of a truck-mounted aerial lift repairing a telecommunication line that was hanging below a 12,400-volt (phase to phase) power line. The employee was removing lashi ng wire and was electrocuted when the lashing wire made contact with the overhea d power line.
Keywords: electrical, power lines, protective clothing, protective grounding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1001887.015 33 M Fatality Telecomm: Line Installers And Repairers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close