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Accident: 766238 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Wire Rope

Accident: 766238 -- Report ID: 0931400 -- Event Date: 01/21/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10237678701/26/19886552Voss Investment Property
AN EMPLOYEE WAS WASHING WINDOWS ON A TWO-STORY OFFICE BUILDING. A "GUIDE WIRE" THAT WAS CROSSING A 4800-VOLT OVERHEAD LINE APPARENTLY BECAME ENERGIZED. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED WHEN HE CONTACTED THE ENERGIZED WIRE ROPE.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, wire rope, electrocuted, guy, e gi ic
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102376787 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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