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Accident: 107607.015 - Employee Is Not Injured When Striking Electric Pole With Dum

Accident: 107607.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 03/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1301107.01503/13/2018Perkins Trucking
At 10:45 a.m. on March 13, 2018, an employee was operating a dump truck. He had backed the dump truck into a site, dumped the dirt load, and was in the process of pulling forward when the raised dump bed caught a communication line. The employee drove the truck with raised dump bed for approximately 60 feet. Tension on the line from the raised dump bed caused the pole to snap and the electric lines to drop down onto the truck body. No personal injuries occurred.
Keywords: struck by, communication cable, dump truck bed, power lines, dump truck, collision
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   3 35
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1301107.015 66 M Non Hospitalized injury Other Truck drivers, heavy

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