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Accident: 109814.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Boom Contacts Power Lines

Accident: 109814.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 10/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351584.01510/05/2018Consumers Energy Company
At 11:00 a.m. on October 5, 2018, employees were unloading a new power pole from the truck. The line worker in charge was at the controls of the Digger Derick. Employee #1 was reaching for a set of chains on the back of the truck. The boo m of the Digger Derick came in contact with the Primaries (7200 Volts) and the e mployee was found on the ground behind the truck. The employee received medical treatment at the scene, but later died at a local hospital.
Keywords: boom truck, digger/derrick, electrocuted, power lines
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351584.015 51 M Fatality Electrical Power-Line

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