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Accident: 14478010 - Electric Shock - Crane Boom Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 14478010 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 05/27/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
97131705/27/19861542F.W. Cunningham & Sons
AN EMPLOYEE WAS THE FOREMAN FOR THE JOB OF TRANSPORTING A 30-FOOT STEEL I-BEAM. THE WORK CREW WAS USING A GROVE CRANE TO LIFT THE I-BEAM. THE BOOM OF THE CRANE CONTACTED A 34.5-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE THAT WAS 24 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. THE FOREMAN WAS ELECTROCUTED AS A RESULT OF THE POWER LINE CONTACT.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 971317 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors, n.e.c.

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