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Accident: 99766.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Dump Truck Contacts Power Line

Accident: 99766.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 10/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269580.01510/11/2017Sonora Swqm Co
At 4:30 p.m. on October 9, 2017, Employee #1 was using a dump truck to fill a tr ench with Dirt. After dropping a load, with the bed of the truck still raised, E mployee #1 began driving forward. However, the raised truck bed was too tall and came in contact with an overhead power line. Contact with the live wire resulte d in Employee #1 being electrocuted.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, power lines
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 0 0 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1269580.015 70 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting

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