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Inspection: 309559805 - Nextgen Telecom Services Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Concord

Nr: 309559805Report ID: 0111700Open Date: 11/01/2007

Nextgen Telecom Services Group, Inc.
#153 Route 2
Shelburne, NH 03581
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: Po Box 1447, Rochester, NH 03866

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/25/2008
Emphasis: S:Commercial Constr, S:Electrical, S:Struck-ByClose Case:08/06/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100611532    
 Referral200618718 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200612737Event: 11/01/2007Employee Electrocuted When Live Wire Falls On Bucket Lift
On November 1, 2007, Employee #1 and coworkers were installing fiber optic cable from the bucket of an aerial truck. They were working below energized electrical post insulators for a 34.5-kilovolt line owned by the Public Service Company of New Hampshire. The employees attached a come-along to the utility pole and hoisted the cable into place. They were using a metal cable to secure the fiber optic cable to the pole when the insulator and energized conductor fell from its base and landed on the telescoping arm of the bucket truck. Employee #1, who was in the elevated bucket, was electrocuted. Subsequent investigation revealed that the insulator had been previously damaged and the use of the come-along may have contributed to the insulator falling from its base.
Keywords: telecom work, electrocuted, construction, elec circ part--misc, electric conductor, struck by, falling object, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309559805 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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