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Through the Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program, NIOSH conducts investigations of fatal occupational injuries. The primary intent of this program is to provide interested users with access to the full text of hundreds of fatality investigation reports.

NIOSH FACE Reports: Electrocution


Report No. Incident State Title

2005-02 NC Hispanic laborer electrocuted after boom truck contacts overhead power line - North Carolina.
2005-01 NC Hispanic laborer electrocuted when crane boom or load line contacts 7,200 volt overhead power line - North Carolina.
2003-11 SC Hispanic painter electrocuted when the aluminum extension ladder he was positioning contacted an overhead powerline - South Carolina.
2003-10 NC Hispanic painter electrocuted when the metal ladder he was repositioning contacted an overhead powerline - North Carolina.
2003-08 NC Hispanic painter electrocuted when the ladder he was carrying contacted a 13,200 volt overhead powerline - North Carolina.
1996-19 TX Sixteen-year-old electrical-contractor laborer electrocuted - Texas, June 18, 1996.
1994-17 NC HVAC contractor and employee electrocuted in crawlspace - North Carolina, August 30, 1994.
1994-10 WV Journeyman wireman electrocuted after contacting energized switchgear components at power plant - West Virginia, March 14, 1994.
1994-08 SC Department of transportation maintenance foreman is electrocuted and a highway maintenance worker severely burned when truck bed contacts overhead 7,200-volt powerline - South Carolina, March 15, 1994.
1993-18 SC Electrician apprentice electrocuted after contacting a 480-volt conductor in South Carolina, June 21, 1993.
1993-14 WV Truck driver and company president electrocuted after crane boom contacts powerline - West Virginia, March 31, 1993.
1992-30 VA Apprentice lineman electrocuted while setting utility pole - Virginia, May 21, 1992.
1992-28 MN Hog farm co- owner and employee die of hydrogen sulfide poisoning in manure pit - Minnesota, August 8, 1992.
1992-27 VA Painter electrocuted when metal ladder contacts a powerline - Virginia, July 9, 1992.
1992-25 VA Electrician electrocuted after contacting energized conductor while working from the bucket of an aerial lift truck - Virginia, April 24, 1992.
1992-24 SC Roofer's helper electrocuted when ladder platform hoist contacts a powerline - South Carolina, June 24, 1992.
1992-20 SC Electrical project supervisor dies after contacting an energized conductor - South Carolina, May 16, 1992.
1992-16 SC Textile worker (machine operator) electrocuted after contacting an energized conductor - South Carolina.
1992-12 AK Powerline worker electrocuted while performing maintenance on overhead powerline - Alaska, December 28, 1991.
1992-07 SC Electrical technician electrocuted after contacting a 800-volt conductor in South Carolina, September 19, 1991.
1992-06 SC Roofing mechanic trainee electrocuted - South Carolina.
1992-02 VA Lineman electrocuted after contacting energized conductor while working from the bucket of an aerial lift truck - Virginia.
1992-01 VA Electrical contracting company line mechanic electrocuted after contacting energized conductor while working from an aerial bucket - Virginia, September 17, 1991.
1991-32 VA Technician electrocuted while performing maintenance on a walk-in cooler in Virginia, August 20, 1991.
1991-29 SC Crew foreman electrocuted when he contacts energized conductor in South Carolina, August 27, 1991.
1991-28 WV Textile worker (fixer) electrocuted when he contacts an energized conductor in South Carolina, August 4, 1991.
1991-25 SC Electrical lineman electrocuted after contacting energized trailer-mounted line tensioner in South Carolina, August 5, 1991.
1991-22 KY Laborer electrocuted upon contacting an energized conveyor in Kentucky, May 31, 1991.
1991-21 KY Construction laborer is electrocuted when crane boom contacts overhead 7200-volt powerline in Kentucky, June 24, 1991.
1991-10 TN Lineman electrocuted after contacting 7600-volt powerline during attempt to restore electrical power in Tennessee, December 23, 1990.
1991-08 SC Truck driver electrocuted after contacting an energized dump truck in South Carolina, August 7, 1989.
1991-05 VA Construction laborer electrocuted after handling damaged energized extension cord in Virginia, October 11, 1990.
1991-03 SC Tree trimming groundsman electrocuted after contacting an energized aerial bucket truck in South Carolina, October 23, 1990.
1991-01 SC Distribution line technician electrocuted in South Carolina, October 15, 1990.
1990-40 OH Utility lineman electrocuted in Ohio, August 20, 1990.
1990-39 VA Foreman electrocuted and lineman injured after truck-mounted crane boom contacts 7,200-volt overhead powerline in Virginia, August 22, 1990.
1990-38 VA Well driller electrocuted when pipe on crane cable contacts 12,000-volt overhead powerline in Virginia, August 11, 1990.
1990-37 MD Maryland steelworker electrocuted when he contacted energized toaster oven casing in employee lunchroom - Maryland, August 17, 1990.
1990-35 SC Electrical lineman dies after falling 35 feet to the ground from a burning aerial bucket in South Carolina, June 30, 1990.
1990-34 VA Tree trimming groundsman electrocuted after grasping a guy wire that contacted an energized guy wire in Virginia, May 7, 1990.
1990-32 VA Electrician electrocuted when he contacts energized conductor in a manhole - Virginia.
1990-31 VA Laborer dies from electrical injuries sustained in an electrical distribution system substation in Virginia, April 23, 1990.
1990-29 NC Laborer touching suspended cement bucket electrocuted when crane cable contacts 7200-volt powerline in North Carolina, March 1, 1990.
1990-27 NC Lineman electrocuted when he contacts a 7200-volt powerline while installing a guy wire in North Carolina, March 5, 1990.
1990-26 TN Lineman electrocuted after contacting 7,200-volt cutout switch on utility pole in Tennessee, February 21, 1990.
1990-22 SC Electrician electrocuted after contacting an energized 480-volt bus bar in South Carolina, January 8, 1990.
1990-10 PA Carpenter electrocuted in Pennsylvania when aluminum edging contacts powerline, October 28, 1990.
1990-09 VA Painter electrocuted while repositioning an aluminum extension ladder - Virginia.
1990-08 SC Line technician electrocuted during power restoration following Hurricane Hugo in South Carolina, October 11, 1989.
1990-06 PR Electrical lineman electrocuted by contact with energized powerline in Puerto Rico, September 28, 1989.
1990-05 PR Lineman dies when he contacts energized power line - Puerto Rico.
1990-04 PR Meter reader dies when he contacts energized clothesline wire - Puerto Rico.
1990-03 PR Lineman dies when he contacts energized powerline - Puerto Rico.
1990-02 PR Tree trimmer crew leader dies when he contacts energized powerline - Puerto Rico.
1990-01 OH One laborer and two steel workers electrocuted when an elevated work platform contacts 69,000-volt powerline in Ohio, September 25, 1989.
1989-50 TN Apprentice electrician electrocuted, August 23, 1989.
1989-48 GA Truck driver dies when crane boom contacts powerline, August 22, 1989.
1989-43 OH Foundry laborer electrocuted while loading electric induction furnace, June 5, 1989.
1989-42 SC Television cable installer electrocuted, June 21, 1989.
1989-40 MD Service operations technician dies after contacting 7680-volt switch, May 13, 1989.
1989-39 MD Apprentice lineman dies after contacting 7200-volt primary wire, May 2, 1989.
1989-37 SC Laborer electrocuted when he contacts 4160-volt power line on rooftop, June 1, 1989.
1989-36 SC Distribution line technician electrocuted by conductor in contact with 7200-volt power line, April 20, 1989.
1989-27 NC Distribution line technician dies after contacting energized conductor, January 20, 1989.
1989-26 SC Apprentice lineman electrocuted while upgrading a power distribution system, March 6, 1989.
1989-19 VA Maintenance mechanic electrocuted while touching damaged power cord, December 22, 1988.
1989-18 TN Journeyman electrician electrocuted when lockout attempt fails, December 17, 1988.
1989-17 NC Electrical foreman and groundman electrocuted when guy wire contacts 13,200- volt power line, October 12, 1988.
1989-16 NC Roofer electrocuted when ladder contacts 7200-volt power line, October 20, 1988.
1989-15 NC Laborer electrocuted as boom of bucket truck contacts a 7200-volt power line, January 11, 1989.
1989-11 NC Lineman supervisor dies following contact with energized conductor, October 25, 1988.
1989-10 NC Machine operator electrocuted when crane contacts overhead power line, December 5, 1988.
1989-09 SC Supervisor dies following electrical fire, October 16, 1988.
1989-08 NC Sign technician electrocuted stepping from energized ladder truck, November 29, 1988.
1989-06 TN Lineman electrocuted by contacting energized 12,000-volt power line, September 9, 1988.
1989-04 MD Equipment operator electrocuted by contact with power line, November 2, 1988.
1989-01 SC Steelworker electrocuted when he contacts fan with damaged power cord, September 30, 1988.
1988-47 IN Equipment operator/lineman electrocuted in Indiana, September 12, 1988.
1988-45 SC Electrical contractor crew leader electrocuted in South Carolina, September 1, 1988.
1988-41 KY Journeyman electrician electrocuted by touching energized light socket in Kentucky, August 10, 1988.
1988-40 KY Laborer electrocuted after contacting crane touching power pine in Kentucky, August 22, 1988.
1988-37 VA Electrician electrocuted when he contacted an energized wire in Virginia, July 7, 1988.
1988-35 NC Assistant pool manager electrocuted in North Carolina, July 25, 1988.
1988-34 OH Laborer electrocuted when metal work platform became energized in Ohio, August 5, 1988.
1988-32 SC Welder electrocuted by contact with an energized overhead crane conductor in South Carolina, July 9, 1988.
1988-31 SC Welder/pipefitter electrocuted in South Carolina, July 20, 1988.
1988-26 PA Yard maintenance worker electrocuted in Pennsylvania, June 14, 1988.
1988-25 MD Apprentice lineman electrocuted in Maryland, June 20, 1988.
1988-24 NC Laborer electrocuted in North Carolina, June 8, 1988.
1988-23 NC Lineman electrocuted in North Carolina, June 7, 1988.
1988-22 NC Two pipefitters electrocuted in North Carolina, March 26, 1988.
1988-21 NC Maintenance worker electrocuted in North Carolina, March 9, 1988.
1988-19 SC Deputy sheriff electrocuted in South Carolina, February 7, 1988.
1988-16 GA Power company worker electrocuted in underground utility vault in Georgia, March 11, 1988.
1988-13 OH Cement finisher electrocuted in Ohio, February 25, 1988.
1988-11 MD Maintenance supervisor electrocuted in Maryland, February 25, 1988.
1988-05 NC Construction worker electrocuted in North Carolina, September 24, 1987.
1988-04 NC Painter electrocuted in North Carolina, September 1, 1987.
1988-03 WV Apprentice lineman electrocuted in West Virginia, November 4, 1987.
1988-02 SC Painter is electrocuted in South Carolina, September 9, 1987.
1987-70 SC Electrician electrocuted in South Carolina, July 19, 1987.
1987-69 TN Electrician electrocuted in Tennessee, August 20, 1987.
1987-68 IN Electrician electrocuted in Indiana, July 29, 1987.
1987-66 VA Laborer electrocuted in Virginia, August 10, 1987.
1987-65 IN Tree trimmer electrocuted in Indiana, August 6, 1987.
1987-63 MD 30 year-old electrician electrocuted in Maryland, July 29, 1987.
1987-62 IN Laborer electrocuted in Indiana, August 4, 1987.
1987-61 VA Laborer electrocuted in Virginia, July 21, 1987.
1987-60 NC Maintenance manager dies in North Carolina, July 7, 1987.
1987-58 MD 19 year-old electrician's apprentice electrocuted in Maryland, June 18, 1987.
1987-56 VA Utility person electrocuted in Virginia, July 6, 1987.
1987-55 NC Electrician electrocuted in North Carolina, June 23, 1987.
1987-54 NC Truck driver electrocuted in North Carolina, April 14, 1987.
1987-53 NC An 18 year-old groundman electrocuted in North Carolina, June 1, 1987.
1987-52 VA Driller electrocuted in Virginia, June 13, 1987.
1987-48 SC Two workers (a carpenter and a laborer) electrocuted in South Carolina, June 5, 1987.
1987-44 MD Construction worker electrocuted in Maryland, April 29, 1987.
1987-43 GA 32 year-old electrician electrocuted in Georgia, August 12, 1986.
1987-42 VA Apprentice lineman electrocuted in Virginia, March 12, 1987.
1987-41 NC 56 year-old pipe layer electrocuted in North Carolina, April 23, 1987.
1987-40 VA Painter electrocuted in Virginia, April 17, 1987.
1987-38 NC Lineman electrocuted in North Carolina, April 16, 1987.
1987-37 NC Truck driver electrocuted in North Carolina, February 12, 1987.
1987-36 MD 41 year-old truck driver electrocuted after unloading bricks in Maryland, March 16, 1987.
1987-35 MD Lineman electrocuted in Maryland, January 16, 1987.
1987-34 GA 19 year-old electrician's apprentice electrocuted in Georgia, March 17, 1986.
1987-32 GA 27 year-old painter electrocuted in Georgia, July 21, 1986.
1987-31 GA 28 year-old electronic technician dies from electrical burns in Georgia, August 18, 1986.
1987-29 NC Lathe operator electrocuted in North Carolina, February 6, 1987.
1987-28 OH Two painters electrocuted in Ohio, November 17, 1986.
1987-24 IN Lineman apprentice electrocuted in Indiana, January 6, 1987.
1987-22 OH Laborer electrocuted in Ohio, November 14, 1986.
1987-21 TN Injection mold "set-up" man electrocuted in Tennessee, November 12, 1986.
1987-19 MD 20 year-old bricklayer electrocuted in Maryland, November 24, 1986.
1987-18 SC Worker electrocuted in South Carolina, October 21, 1986.
1987-15 KY 19 year-old laborer electrocuted in Kentucky, August 27, 1986.
1987-14 TN Stagehand electrocuted in Tennessee, October 26, 1986.
1987-13 TN Laborer electrocuted in Tennessee, October 23, 1986.
1987-12 CA Four members of a maintenance crew electrocuted in California at a major naval installation, October 31, 1986.
1987-11 OH Laborer electrocuted in Ohio, November 4, 1986.
1987-10 MD Pump operator/truck driver electrocuted in Maryland, October 27, 1986.
1987-09 MD Laborer electrocuted in Maryland, October 22, 1986.
1987-08 NC Laborer electrocuted in North Carolina, October 14, 1986.
1987-07 OH 34 year-old machine operator electrocuted in Ohio, November 1, 1986.
1987-04 TN Apprentice sheetmetal worker electrocuted in Tennessee, September 10, 1986.
1987-03 TN Mechanic electrocuted in Tennessee, June 28, 1986.
1987-02 NC 36 year-old laborer electrocuted in North Carolina, October 7, 1986.
1986-55 MD Lineman electrocuted in Maryland.
1986-53 IN 52 year-old first class electrician electrocuted in Indiana, September 3, 1986.
1986-52 OH Electrician dies in Ohio.
1986-51 KY 41 year-old truck driver electrocuted while unloading concrete blocks in Kentucky.
1986-50 NC 40 year-old lineman technician electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-49 WV National guardsman electrocuted in West Virginia, August 2, 1986.
1986-47 NC Electrician electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-46 TN 22 year-old groundman electrocuted in Tennessee.
1986-45 TN 29 year-old electrocuted at ice cream plant in Tennessee.
1986-44 NC Electrician dies in North Carolina, July 27, 1986.
1986-43 NC 25 year-old restaurant manager electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-42 NC 31 year-old lineman electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-41 IN 52 year-old electrical technician electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-40 GA 37 year-old lineman electrocuted in Georgia.
1986-39 TN Two laborers electrocuted in Tennessee.
1986-36 KY 22 year-old construction worker electrocuted in Kentucky.
1986-35 OH 34 year-old maintenance worker electrocuted in Ohio.
1986-33 SC Electrician electrocuted in South Carolina.
1986-32 NC General laborer electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-31 NC 23 year-old groundman electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-30 OH County maintenance worker electrocuted in Ohio.
1986-29 IN 29 year-old mechanic electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-28 IN 24 year-old mobile home installer electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-27 OH Part-time laborer electrocuted in Ohio.
1986-26 OH 50 year-old utility worker electrocuted in Ohio.
1986-25 NC 34 year-old superintendent of manufacturing electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-24 IN 37 year-old scale technician electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-22 IN 21 year-old electrocuted while moving grain auger in Indiana.
1986-21 NC Lineman electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-20 NC 23 year-old lineman electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-18 NC A telephone contracting company groundman electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-17 GA Truck driver electrocuted in Georgia.
1986-16 IN Printing company bindery machine operator electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-14 IN 21 year-old technician electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-11 KY Two electrical contractor employees electrocuted in Kentucky.
1986-10 IN 33 year-old electrician electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-09 NC Lineman electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-08 NC 18 year-old electrician's apprentice electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-07 GA Two electrocuted on farm in Georgia.
1986-06 GA Three electrocuted on farm in Georgia.
1986-05 OH School maintenance worker electrocuted in Ohio.
1986-04 OH Electric company employee electrocuted in Ohio.
1986-03 IN Electric company serviceman electrocuted in Indiana.
1986-02 NC A journeyman electrician electrocuted in North Carolina.
1986-01 NC Electronics plant employee electrocuted in North Carolina.
1985-48 NC Electrician dies in North Carolina.
1985-47 IN 18 year-old iron worker electrocuted at Indiana construction site.
1985-46 GA Soldier electrocuted while installing communication wire in Georgia.
1985-43 TN County worker dies in Tennessee, August 28, 1985.
1985-42 CA Utility company employee electrocuted in California while drilling under a road.
1985-41 OH Mobile home assembly line worker is electrocuted in Ohio, August 13, 1985.
1985-39 OH Worker in rubber products plant electrocuted in Ohio, July 8, 1985.
1985-38 OH Production welder electrocuted in Ohio, July 29, 1985.
1985-37 GA Brick worker electrocuted in Georgia, July 8, 1985.
1985-36 NC 22 year-old electrical worker killed at a North Carolina construction site, July 30, 1985.
1985-35 NC 24 year-old textile worker electrocuted in North Carolina, July 23, 1985.
1985-34 TN Billboard worker dies when scaffold makes contact with power line in Tennessee.
1985-32 KY 20-year old electrocuted when backhoe breaks 7200 volt power line at construction site in Kentucky.
1985-30 OH Sign painter, working off of a truck mounted platform ladder, electrocuted in Ohio, June 27, 1985.
1985-29 TN Two construction workers electrocuted when crane contacts one phase of a 13.4 kv system in Tennessee, June 26, 1985.
1985-28 OH 29 year old welder electrocuted in Ohio.
1985-25 NC Contract worker electrocuted while repairing 13.2kv power line in North Carolina.
1985-24 WV Video store owner electrocuted.
1985-21 KY Billboard worker dies when metal ladder contacts 7200 volt power line in Kentucky.
1985-19 NC Truck driver electrocuted while unloading concrete blocks in North Carolina.
1985-18 NC Worker electrocuted during installation of 7200 volt power pine in North Carolina.
1985-17 FL City foreman electrocuted and 3 crew workers critically injured while erecting a traffic control pole.
1985-16 NC General foreman electrocuted while testing circuits in North Carolina.
1985-15 PA Worker electrocuted while guiding a load suspended from a crane in Pennsylvania.
1985-14 AZ Construction worker electrocuted when crane boom contacts 13,800 volt power line in Arizona.
1985-11 WV One electrocuted, one burned, one stunned in cannery incident.
1985-08 NS Workman electrocuted when crane load line contacts 7200 volt power line.
1985-07 TN Two workers electrocuted by 23,000 volt power line erecting a steel support structure, December 11, 1984.
1985-06 KY 19-year-old warehouseman electrocuted by a 440 volt trolley wire in Kentucky.
1985-04 NS Crew foreman dies due to electric arc from powerline.
1985-03 NS Transportation employee electrocuted by overhead powerline.
1985-01 WV Worker electrocuted at power substation in Howesville, West Virginia.
1984-19 IL Mechanic dies in elevator machine room.
1984-17 WV Electrocution in a fast food restaurant.
1983-09 WV Electrocution of a painter.
1983-08 WV Electrocution of an electrician.
1982-03 PA Investigative report of an occupational fatal accident occurring in Greene County, Pennsylvania on October 15, 1982.

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