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Cincinnati man identified as worker electrocuted on home construction site

Posted at 3:12 PM, Jul 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-13 15:29:29-04

REILY TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A 60-year-old Cincinnati man has been identified as the worker electrocuted on a home construction site Thursday, the Journal-News reported.

Ramon P. Rangel-Luna was working for Avendano Carpentry in Cincinnati, according to OSHA, which is investigating the incident.

Rangel-Luna was working as a rigger for a roofing project in the 300 block of Gates Road around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. He both hands on the load line and was electrocuted when the load line from the crane came in contact with an overhead power line, according to OHSA

Avendano Carpentry filed paperwork with the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office on April 9 to become a limited liability company.  Avendano Carpentry is a private company with four employees, according to Information provided to OSHA. The company has no OSHA history, according to a review of records by the Journal-News.

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