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Accident: 94884.015 - Employee Trimming Tree Branches From Power Line Is Electrocu

Accident: 94884.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 04/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1226352.01504/17/2017Lucas Tree Experts
At 3:45 p.m. on April 17, 2017, an employee was trimming branches away from a 19 ,900 volt power line that was overhead. The employee had made a snap cut in a tr ee branch and the branch struck the power line. The employee was still holding t he branch when the branch struck the power line and was electrocuted
Keywords: electrocuted, overhead power line, tree limb, tree trimming
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1226352.015 39 M Fatality Chainsaw Operator

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