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Accident: 811737 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy

Accident: 811737 -- Report ID: 0257250 -- Event Date: 08/05/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11945703408/06/19924911Aee-Distribucion
A POWER LINE CREW HAD FINISHED WORKING ON A JOB, AND THE EMPLOYEES WERE PREPARING TO LEAVE. A POWER LINE WORKER ON THE CREW WAS REMOVING A MANUAL HOIST THAT WAS LOCATED ABOVE THE INSULATOR ON A GUY. THE EMPLOYEE PULLED THE GUY TO REMOVE THE HOIST, AND THE UPPER PORTION OF THE GUY CONTACTED A JUMPER WIRE FROM AN OVERHEAD POWER LINE TO A TRANSFORMER. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS HOLDING ONTO THE ENERGIZED PORTION OF THE GUY, WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: elec protect equip, overhead power line, electrical, power line worker, electrocuted, e ptd, guy, elec utility work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119457034 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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