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Accident: 97333.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted While Upgrading Power Line

Accident: 97333.015 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 07/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248330.01507/19/2017Asplundh Construction, Corp.
At 11:15 a.m. on July 19, 2017, an employee was working from the basket of a buc ket truck to upgrade a conductor and pole. The truck was located near a 7.6kv si ngle phase primary leg line of a 13,200 volt system. As the employee was holdin g a ground wire with his bare hand, his right shoulder touched the live power li ne and he was electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, power lines
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line Alteration or rehabilitation   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1248330.015 44 M Fatality Electrical Power-Line FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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