ESFI has compiled data from all overhead power line injuries and fatalities investigated by OSHA from 2000-2011 to determine the industries and occupations that often sustain injuries from overhead power line incidents (OHPL) as well as the scenarios associated with these events.

Table A-1. Occupations of workers fatally injured by OHPLs for selected employing industries (in descending frequency), 2000-2011.

Occupations Most At-Risk in Fatal Overhead Power Line Incidents