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Accident: 91023.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Ladder Contacts Power Line

Accident: 91023.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/27/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1194568.01511/30/2016Rogel Painting
At 1:00 p.m. on November 11, 2016, six employees were preparing a two story sing le residential home for painting. Employee #1 and #2 were moving a 40 foot alumi num extension ladder in the front of the home. The ladder came into contact with the overhead service line. Employee #1 was severely shocked and transported by EMS to a local hospital. Employee #1 was transferred to hospital soon after and passed away on November 27, 2016.
Keywords: electrical, ladder, overhead power line, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1194568.015 35 M Fatality Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting

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