Occupational
& Environmental
Medicine
College of Human Medicine

Electrocution

CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 228 28-year-old maintenance journeyman apprentice was electrocuted after contacting 40,000-volt energized lines.
Case 246 54-year-old male lineman was electrocuted when he contacted a 4,800-volt overhead electrical line during the replacement of an antiquated cross arm with associated dowel pins and insulators.
Case 349 54-year-old overhead lineman died when he contacted an energized 13,280-volt overhead line.