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Accident: 115776.015 - Employee Is Killed By Electrocution When Crane Cable Strikes

Accident: 115776.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 03/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392856.01503/26/2019738973975 - Good Luck Incorporated
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1390275.01503/26/2019175173951 - Lisarb Homes Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392097.01503/26/2019152173983 - Bridges Custom Homes
At 2:14 p.m. on March 26, 2019, an employee was tasked with rigging a laminated beam with chokers to a 30 ton crane. The beam was located close to an overhead 7,200 volt powerline and the employee was signaling a crane operator. As the employee was attaching the chokers to the crane hook, the crane operators view was obstructed and the crane cable struck the overhead powerline. This resulted in the rigging employee being killed by the electrocution.
Keywords: crane, power lines, rigging, electrocuted
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392856.015 47 M Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 1390275.015 47 M Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
3 1392097.015 47 M Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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