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Accident: 108970.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted And Killed After Touching Live Powe

Accident: 108970.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 09/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345054.01509/07/2018Bayou Fabricators & Machine Works, Inc.
At 11:38 a.m. on September 6, 2018, an employee was working from a boom truck wh ile installing a conduit on a sewer tank that was near several live power lines. The employee fell on top of a coworker when he touched a live wire and was thr own from the boom. The coworker began CPR until Emergency Services arrived and took over the scene. The employee suffered an electrical shock to the body, rec eived some electrical burns, and was killed.
Keywords: boom, boom truck, burn, cpr, ejected, electric shock, electrocuted, installing, power lines
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition   2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1345054.015 35 M Fatality Machinist apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit

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