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Accident: 126008549 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 126008549 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 03/08/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12600854903/08/19990723Sundance Natural Foods Co.
A farm worker was unloading produce packing crates. The employee was experienced in performing this job. He had parked his truck and was raising a 5.2-meter hydraulic boom mounted on the back of his 1997 Mitsubishi Fuso Truck (Model FM-SP). He was standing at the right rear of the truck, using a pendant control to guide the boom into position. (The boom was manufactured by Frank's Welding.) The boom contacted a 12-kilovolt overhead power line, and the employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, agriculture, electrocuted, truck boom, e ag
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126008549 Fatality Electric Shock Farm workers

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