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Accident: 14320725 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14320725 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 04/11/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
70697804/12/198516111a/Buckley Joint Venture
Some employees were erecting concrete forms for retaining walls. One of the employees was guiding a concrete form suspended by a 16.3-metric-ton (18-ton) Grove RT 605 truck crane with a 21.3-meter-long (70-foot-long) boom. A second employee was about 12 to 15 meters (40 to 50 feet) away, drilling another form. The boom on the crane contacted a 19-kilovolt (phase to ground) overhead power line. The employee guiding the form was electrocuted. He died about 1 hour after the accident. The second employee received an electric shock and sustained burns on his left hand and on both legs. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e c, electric shock, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 706978 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 706978 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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