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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315795427 - Xcel Energy

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 315795427Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 08/18/2011

Xcel Energy
1170 52nd Avenue Ne
Fridley, MN 55432
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4931/Electric and Other Services Combined
NAICS: 221111/Hydroelectric Power Generation
Mailing: 400 One Financial Plaza, 120 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/05/2011
Close Case:12/07/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200515401Event: 08/15/2011Employee Is Killed After Contacting Energized Power Line
At approximately 2:19 p.m. on August 15, 2011, Employee #1, who was the owner of Hennen Siding, was in the process of preparing the fascia on the north side of the building. The employee was working in a company owned Genie lift. While operating the controls to elevate the lift, his head and neck came in contact with an 8,000V energized power line at a height of approximately 28ft 7in. Employee #1 was killed. The four employees, who were on the job site, did not witness the accident.
Keywords: head, neck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315795427 Occupation not reported

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