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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 wh en 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 e lectric shock and burns. The subsequent investigation indicated there may have been a current ground out.
Keywords: aerial lift, burn, construction, elec utility work, electric shock, electrical, electrocuted, ground fault, power line worker
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 FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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