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Accident: 99077.015 - Two Employees Contacts Overhead Power Line And Incurs Shocks

Accident: 99077.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 09/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264393.01509/18/2017Big River Resources, Llc
At 3:10 p.m. on September 15, 2017, two employees were performing maintenance on a grain elevator. The employees were in the basket of a Genie S85 aerial lift. Employees #1 and #2 were using the aerial lift to inspect and repair a bin indicator located at the top of the bin. Employee #1 was operating the lift. The lift was parked under overhead electrical distribution lines. Employee #1 raised the basket and the head of Employee #2 made contact with the overhead 7,200 volt distribution line. Employees #1 and #2 sustained electrical shocks and burns and were hospitalized.
Keywords: protective clothing, shock, aerial lift, overhead power line, electrical, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1264393.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock
2 1264393.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock

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