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Accident: 14414809 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Dump Bed

Accident: 14414809 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 12/26/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10312135612/30/19861794Mclaren Construction Co
AN EMPLOYEE WAS REPAIRING THE DRIVE SHAFT OF A DUMP TRUCK. HE INSTRUCTED ANOTHER EMPLOYEE TO RAISE THE DUMP BED SO THAT HE COULD MAKE THE REPAIRS UNDER THE TRUCK. WHEN IT WAS RAISED, THE DUMP BED CONTACTED A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE MAKING THE REPAIRS WAS ELECTROCUTED. (THE OTHER EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS NOT TOUCHING THE BODY OF THE TRUCK, WAS NOT INJURED.)
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e c, dump truck, dump truck bed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103121356 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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