Accident Report Detail
Accident: 955310 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|125438127||11/22/1994||1623||Jack L.Massie Contractor Inc.|
An 18-foot-long section of 24-inch-diameter ductile iron pipe was suspended from the bucket of a Caterpillar 235C hydraulic excavator. Two employees were holding onto the pipe as it was being moved by the excavator. The boom of the excavator contacted a 19.9-kilovolt-to-ground overhead power line, and one of the two employees was electrocuted.
|1||125438127||Fatality||Electric Shock||Construction trades, n.e.c.|