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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1291932.015 - 96692 - Met-Con Construction Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 1291932.015Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 01/22/2018

96692 - Met-Con Construction Inc
1520 17th St Nw
Faribault, MN 55021
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236116/New Multifamily Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)
Mailing: 15760 Acorn Trail, Faribault, MN 55021

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/24/2018
Close Case:05/09/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102592.015Event: 01/20/2018One Employee Is Electrocuted And Two Others Shocked At Const
On January 20, 2018, three employees were working from lifts to install the gutters on a three story residential style construction site. The employee was working in a telescoping lift (JLG 660SJ), the employee next to him was working from the basket of a Telehandler (SkyJack SJ643), and the third employee was working from an articulating lift (JLG 450 AJ). The employee in the JLG450 AJ contacted a 7,970 volt power line and electricity flowed through the gutter causing the employee to be electrocuted and the other two employees to be shocked. The power line that was contacted was 26 feet from the building employees were working on. The JLG 450 AJ was 29 feet to the center of the back tire to the building. There was 14 feet between the JLG 450 AJ and the Skyjack SJ 643 and 30 feet between the SJ 643 and the JLG 660 SJ. The overall length of the gutter was 70 feet.
Keywords: aerial lift, construction, electrocuted, power lines
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1291932.015 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 1291932.015 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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