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Accident: 95362.015 - Power Line Worker Incurs Electric Shock, Burns

Accident: 95362.015 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 04/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1230723.01505/04/2017Higher Power Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on April 27, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a powerline contractor, was working at an overhead power transmission line. He was lifting a hoist when he incurred an electric shock and burns. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for electric shock and burns. The subsequent investigation indicated there may have been a current ground out.
Keywords: power line worker, ground fault, electrocuted, aerial lift, electrical, elec utility work, electric shock, construction, burn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 0 45
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1230723.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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