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Accident: 96941.015 - Worker Paving Road Incurs Shock From Power Line

Accident: 96941.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1245448.01507/06/2017Cedar Valley Corporation
At 9:00 a.m. on July 5, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a highway construction co mpany, was engaged in paving work. He was staging a 12-foot wide float that con tained a 26-foot aluminum pole handle being used for finishing concrete. The al uminum handle came into contact with an overhead power line. Employee #1 sustai ned an electrical shock. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the electrical shock .
Keywords: concrete, construction, electric shock, electrical, electrocuted, highway, overhead power line, road paving
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1245448.015 29 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause:

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