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Accident: 96810.015 - Power Line Installer Is Shocked By Live Jumper

Accident: 96810.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 06/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244287.01506/30/2017Utility Lines Construction Services, Llc
At 3:30 p.m. on June 28, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a power line constructio n company, was completing work at an installation. He was installing a label on a power pole when he came into contact with a live power line jumper and sustai ned an electric shock. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tran sported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the electric shock.
Keywords: construction, elec protect equip, elec utility work, electric shock, electrical, electrical work, installing, power line worker, power trans appar, shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 0 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1244287.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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