Accident Report Detail
Accident: 92335.015 - Employee Near Power Line Is Shocked And Burned By Electric A
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1204392.015||01/20/2017||Hard Rock Construction Of Louisiana, Llc|
At 11:32 a.m. on January 17, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a co nstruction contractor, were engaged in installing a pipe in an excavation. Empl oyee #1 was holding onto a 6-inch by 20-foot pump suction hose, which was attach ed by a chain sling to the bucket of a Case excavator Coworker #1 was operating. As Coworker #1 maneuvered the excavator bucket to move the hose, the bucket ca me within 4 feet of an energized 13,500 volt power line. An electric arc travel ed from the power line to the excavator bucket and down to the suction hose Empl oyee #1 was holding. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transp orted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a second degree electric al burn on his right arm and a fractured wrist.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Highway, road, street||New project or new addition||$500,000 to $1,000,000||0||0|
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe