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Accident: 135394.015 - Employees Are Injured When Crane Hoist Line Contacts Power L

Accident: 135394.015 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 01/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1527400.01501/19/20211751317728264 - Houz Framing Contractors Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1527657.01501/19/20215032317728263 - Probuild Company Llc

At 10:30 a.m. on January 15, 2021, Employees #1 and #2 were unloading manufactur ed roof trusses at the construction site for a one-story residential structure. Employee #1, a construction framer, was standing on the ground by the load of t russes. Employee #1 was operating a mobile hydraulic truck mounted crane. As E mployee #2 picked up the load, the hoisting line came into contact with overhead power lines. The hoist line became electrified, and Employee #1 was shocked and thrown back approximately 4 feet. Emergency services were called and transport ed Employee #1 to the hospital. Soon after, Employee #2 went into shock. Emerg ency services came to assist and transported Employee #2 to the hospital. Emplo yee #1 was admitted for treatment of electric shock. Employee #2 also received treatment was released without hospitalization.

Keywords: contact, crane load, electric shock, equipment operator, framing, hoistline, hydraulic crane, overhead power line, residential construction, shock, truck crane, truss
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1527400.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
2 1527657.015 0 M Non Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported

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