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Accident: 14403505 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14403505 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 12/21/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10743134812/22/19927353Anderson Machinery Co.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10743136312/22/19922819Elementis Chromium L.L.P.
TWO EMPLOYEES HAD BEEN SENT TO A JOBSITE TO GET A CRANE AND RETURN IT TO THE CENTRAL SHOP. ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES OPERATED THE CRANE, AND THE OTHER EMPLOYEE TOOK THE LOAD LINE TO HOOK IT TO THE FRONT OF THE CRANE. THE OPERATOR RAISED THE BOOM INTO AN OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE HOLDING THE HOOK WAS ELECTROCUTED. THE OPERATOR RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK WHEN HE JUMPED FROM THE CRANE AND TRIED TO PULL HIS COWORKER FREE.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, e gi ia, electric shock, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, load line, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107431348 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 107431348 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
3 107431363 Occupation Not Listed

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