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Accident: 14496384 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14496384 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 01/22/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12337569301/23/19964911Arkansas Power & Light-Central Region
One member of a power line crew was standing on the ground, holding onto the metal tongue of a trailer that was being hoisted by a digger derrick. As the boom on the digger derrick approached an overhead power line, current arced from the power line to a hydraulic hose at the top of the boom. The employee holding onto the load was electrocuted.
Keywords: derrick truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e ptd, elec utility work
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123375693 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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