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Accident: 909119 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy

Accident: 909119 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 03/20/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12465320503/21/19951623Horry Electric Cooperative, Inc.
A power line worker was repairing a broken guy. Standing on the ground, the employee had the anchor in place and grabbed the dangling guy to attach it to the anchor. The guy contacted a 7200-volt overhead power line that had not been guarded or insulated. The employee, who had been working alone at the time, 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 124653205 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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