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Accident: 14214332 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14214332 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 10/23/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1841329410/23/19861623W L Hailey & Company Inc
A 37-year-old construction laborer was assigned to disconnect a wire-rope choker sling used to lower a metal sewer pipe to the ground. The pipe was suspended by an RO Corporation Stinger Two (Model No. TC-125-Z) crane. The boom contacted a 13-kilovolt overhead power line; and the laborer, who was standing on the ground with one hand on the end of the pipe and the other on the sling, was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, construction, e c, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18413294 Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers

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