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Accident: 733543 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Lift

Accident: 733543 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 08/07/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
336100308/08/19851611J. H. Hilt Engineering, Inc.
An employee was using a chain attached to a hydraulic lift to remove guardrail posts from the side of a highway. While the lift was moving between posts, it contacted a 14.4-kilovolt overhead power line. The employee holding the chain was electrocuted.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, construction, e c
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3361003 Fatality Electric Shock Construction trades, n.e.c.

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