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Accident: 95950.015 - Employee Makes Contact With Power Line And Sustains Electric

Accident: 95950.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 05/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1236054.01505/30/2017Chapman Construction Company, L.P.
At 11:30 a.m. on May 24, 2017, Employee #1 and coworkers were working from the b asket of an aerial lift to install new power lines. During work, one of the cowo rkers removed the ground off of a dead line and then began repositioning the buc ket of an aerial lift. As the bucket maneuvered, Employee #1's neck came in cont act with the de-energized power line, and received an induced electrical shock. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: electric shock, electrical, power lines, struck against
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition   0 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1236054.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers

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