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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 792572 - Electric Shock & Burn - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy

Accident: 792572 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 06/02/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12480326306/22/19941781Robert V Stoffel & Jeffrey R Stoffel
An employee of a drilling company was taking out a guy for a well drilling operation. The guy contacted a 72-kilovolt overhead power line, and the employee received an electric shock. His employer asked the property owner to call for emergency medical services and started cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. The employee also sustained burns to his left hand and to both feet. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, guy, drill rig--non-oil, electric shock, e gi ib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124803263 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Drillers, earth

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