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Accident: 14481675 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Crane Boom

Accident: 14481675 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 10/13/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1765632310/17/19864212Brownie'S Service Inc.
A CREW EMPLOYEES WAS USING A TRUCK CRANE TO UNLOAD MATERIAL FROM A TRACTOR TRAILER. THE TRUCK CRANE WAS BEING OPERATED WITHIN INCHES OF A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE CRANE LOWERED THE LOAD TO THE GROUND; AND, AS THE LOAD LINE WAS RELEASED, THE BOOM MOVED UPWARDS AND CONTACTED THE OVERHEAD LINE. ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES, WHO WAS TOUCHING THE LOAD AT THE TIME, WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17656323 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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