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Accident: 905166 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 905166 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 01/25/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10641928601/27/19941623Hamlin Electric Company
A power line worker was in an aerial lift moving an overhead power line from a utility pole that was to be replaced. The employee apparently got out of the aerial lift bucket onto the pole. He was working below the bucket and was contacting guys for the pole. A jumper connected to the power line touched one of these guys. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: elec protect equip, overhead power line, electrical, power line worker, electrocuted, e ptd, guy, elec utility work, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106419286 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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