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Accident: 98912.015 - Employee Is Shocked While Pulling Metal Gutters On Top Of Sc

Accident: 98912.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 04/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1228004.01504/24/2017Titan Sheet Metal, Inc.
At 10:45 a.m. on April 24, 2017, an employee was passing sheet metal rain gutters through a scaffold on a new residential construction project. The gutters were approximately 27 feet long and the scaffold was set approximately 30 feet high. A coworker passed a length of gutter to the employee who was holding the gutter when it came into contact with an energized power line. The employee suffered serious burns to his hands, knee, and thigh. The employee was hospitalized as well.
Keywords: shock, metal strip, burn, electrical, power lines
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1228004.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Sheet metal workers

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