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Accident: 106304.015 - Employee Is Shocked/Burned When Boom Strikes Power Lines

Accident: 106304.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1321337.01506/07/2018Badger Daylighting Corp.
At 12:00 p.m. on April 27, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an excavation services company, was operating a boom truck to hydro-wash an agricultural standpipe. A s he raised the boom, it struck against overhead power lines transmitting 12,000 kilovolts of electricity. Employee #1 sustained flash burns to his body. Emer gency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted a nd treated for electrical shock and burns.
Keywords: agriculture, boom, boom truck, cleaning, construction, electric arc, electric shock, power lines, standpipe, struck against, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1321337.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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