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Inspection: 315962233 - Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 315962233Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 11/21/2011

Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation
5324 Nc Highway 111south
Seven Springs, NC 28578
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
NAICS: 221121/Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control
Mailing: P.O. Box 130, Dudley, NC 28333

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/14/2012
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/14/2012
Emphasis: S:Program Improvement

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200359727Event: 11/20/2011Employee Is Killed When Ejected From Aerial Lift
Two power line workers were troubleshooting a blown fuse on a utility pole. They determined that the repair would take less than 15 minutes. For this period, company policy did not require the use of work-zone signs. The employees activated caution strobes on both of their trucks and completed the necessary repairs. As one of the workers was moving the boom on his aerial lift away from the pole, a tractor-trailer struck it. He was ejected and killed.
Keywords: ejected, traffic control, elec utility work, fall, fall protection, struck by, tractor trailer, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315962233 Fatality Other Electrical power installers and repairers

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