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Accident: 103692.015 - Employee Is Killed When Man Lift Boom Contacts Power Line

Accident: 103692.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 03/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1299577.01503/06/2018Johnny Mccarty
At 9:30 a.m. on March 6, 2018, an employee was working from a man lift to move a support pole for a building extension. The boom inadvertently touched an overhead power line that resulted in the employee's electrocution.
Keywords: boom, power lines, electrocuted, boom truck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1299577.015 70 M Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Electrocution from equipment installation/tool use

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