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Accident: 99082.015 - Painter Is Shocked When Lift Touches Power Line

Accident: 99082.015 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 09/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265027.01509/18/2017Perfect Painting
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264410.01509/18/2017Belmonte Builders Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on September 18, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a painting company, were working at a multiemployer construction project, a residential building. Employee #1 was working from the basket of a JLG aerial lift and painting the building's exterior fascia. Coworker #1 moved the lift basket, and the lift came into contact with a 13.2 kilovolt power line. Employee #1 sustained an electric shock and burns. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for electric shock and burns to his head and hands.
Keywords: painter, burn, elevated work platform, electrocuted, head, residential construction, power lines, hand, electric shock, aerial lift
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 3 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1265027.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior cladding
FatCause:
2 1264410.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Painters, construction and maintenance FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior cladding
FatCause:

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