Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170162101 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|120089719||02/07/1995||1629||0||Western Commtower Inc|
Abstract: An employee was rigging a communication tower section to the load line of a hydraulic truck-mounted crane as part of a tower erection job. The crane, which had an 18-meter jib on a 49-meter-long boom, contacted a 161-kilovolt overhead power line. The employee, who was working from a metal extension ladder, received an electric shock and burns to his right hand and left leg. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||120089719||Hospitalized injury||Electric Shock||Construction trades, n.e.c.|