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Accident: 955310 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 955310 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 11/22/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12543812711/22/19941623Jack 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.

Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, excavator

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125438127 Fatality Electric Shock Construction trades, n.e.c.

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