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Accident: 14492888 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14492888 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 07/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
137193907/27/19841799Trinity Engineering Testing Corporation
Some employees had finished drilling a test hole and were lowering a 12.8-meter-tall derrick. As the driller was lowering the derrick, it contacted a 7200-volt overhead power line. One of the employees was electrocuted. The other one received an electric shock and was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: derrick, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1371939 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 1371939 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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