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Accident: 14505846 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14505846 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 05/02/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10184944605/02/19861611C & C Excavating & Construction Company, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10184946105/07/19861771Morgan Concrete Pumping Co., Inc.
An excavation contractor was pouring concrete along a drainage ditch next to an interstate highway. They had hired a concrete company to supply the concrete for the pour. The driver of the concrete truck parked his pump truck into position to pour the concrete. To reach the ditch, he elevated the boom of the truck over a 7200-volt overhead power line. The boom contacted the power line, and an employee of the excavation contractor was electrocuted. The truck driver received an electric shock and burns. (The truck driver was not listed on an injury line on the original form.)
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, concrete truck, e c, electric shock, burn, boom, electrocuted
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101849446 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 101849461 Occupation Not Listed

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