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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140218.015 Event: 10/15/2021Employee Is Killed When Electrocuted
At 1:35 p.m. on October 15, 2021, Employee #1 was using an aluminum ladder to in stall siding on a house. An energized overhead electric operating at 19,900 volt s was in close proximity (within 10 feet) of the work area. When Employee #1 mov ed the ladder, it inadvertently contacted the overhead line causing the employee to be electrocuted. The employee was killed.
Keywords: electrical wire, electrocuted, high voltage, installing, ladder, overhead power line, siding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1558305.015 Fatality

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