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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303399083 - T & M Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Marlton

Nr: 303399083Report ID: 0213900Open Date: 12/10/2002

T & M Construction, Inc.
35 North 4th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 562910/Remediation Services
Mailing: 2711 Harrison Ave, Camden, NJ 08105

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:No Insp/Other Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/10/2002
Emphasis: S:ConstructionClose Case:01/14/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201771839Event: 12/10/2002Employee Electrocuted When Metal Ladder Contacts Power Line
On December 10, 2002, Employee #1 and two coworkers were carrying an aluminum extension ladder, extended approximately 35 ft 3 in. and in the upright position, laterally between a building and overhead electric lines. The clearance between the top corner of the building and the overhead lines was 7 ft 10 in. The three workers were moving the ladder to the left when it contacted the power lines, which were rated at 7,600-volt AC phase-to-ground and 13,200-volt AC phase-to-phase. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: clearance, extension ladder, overhead power line, work rules, electrocuted, struck against, construction, metal ladder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303399083 Fatality Electric Shock Carpenters

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