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Accident: 14258610 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14258610 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 09/10/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30233152509/10/19991771A.J. Trunzo, Inc.
Three employees were using a crane to load a skid-steer loader onto a trailer. The truck and trailer were parked beneath a 34.5-kilovolt overhead power line (19.9 kilovolts phase to ground). Two of the employees were guiding the loader by hand while the third operated the crane. The crane boom contacted the power line, and the two employees guiding the loader received electric shocks. One of them was electrocuted. The other was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, electric shock, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302331525 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause
2 302331525 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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