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Accident: 14470579 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Crane Boom

Accident: 14470579 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 05/24/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
214005105/29/19851522Springfield Floor Covering Co.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
213963205/29/19852439Rigidply Rafters Inc
A TRUCK CRANE OPERATOR WAS USING HIS CRANE TO UNLOAD WOODEN ROOF TRUSSES. THE OPERATION WAS BEING PERFORMED NEAR OVERHEAD POWER LINES. THE BOOM OF THE CRANE CONTACTED THE POWER LINE, ELECTROCUTING ONE EMPLOYEE. A SECOND EMPLOYEE, WHO WORKED FOR A CONTRACTOR AT THE SITE, WAS ALSO INJURED. HE WAS LEANING AGAINST THE TRUCK WHEN THE CONTACT OCCURRED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, e gi ia, electric shock, boom, crane boom, truck crane, electrocuted, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2140051 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 2139632 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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