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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 122873.015 - One Employee Is Killed And Another Is Injured When Boom Make

Accident: 122873.015 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 10/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1439524.01510/22/2019Jl City Concrete Incorporated

At 11:45 a.m. on October 22, 2019, an employee and a coworker were pouring a con crete foundation for a new two-story single family home during poor weather (rai n and wind). The employee and coworker were walking on the pre-cast concrete for ms while the employee directed the flow of the concrete using the pump hose conn ected to the concrete pump truck (Putzmeister Model Number BSF-36 truck mounted concrete pump) and the coworker was observing from several feet away. At some po int, the metal boom of the concrete truck made contact with the nearby 7.2 Kv hi gh voltage overhead power lines. The employee was hit by the electrical current and knocked off of the form nine feet to the ground. The coworker began to convu lse and also fell off of the form. The employee and coworker were transported to a local hospital, where the employee died of electrocution and the coworker was hospitalized due to hearing loss, burns to hands, nervous system and other body damage with resulting permanent disabilities.

Keywords: burn, concrete, concrete form work, concrete truck, electrocuted, fall, hearing loss, hose, nerve damage, overhead power line, pouring, power lines, rain, shock, windy
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   9 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1439524.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
2 1439524.015 40 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls

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