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Accident: 758508 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Antenna

Accident: 758508 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 04/02/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11501042304/29/19911761J B R Of Indiana Inc
AN EMPLOYEE WAS STANDING ON THE GROUND ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF A SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING. HE AND A COWORKER HAD REMOVED AN ANTENNA FROM THE ROOF OF THE DWELLING. A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE WAS LOCATED ABOUT 23 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND, APPROXIMATELY 12 FEET AWAY FROM THE ANTENNA. THE EMPLOYEE MOVED THE ANTENNA, AND IT CONTACTED THE POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, antenna, e gi ic
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115010423 Fatality Electric Shock Roofers

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