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Accident: 14506034 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Lines Thru Crane Boom

Accident: 14506034 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 04/04/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
150692207/25/19843341Golden Recycle Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
150683107/30/19841541Adolph Coors Co., Construction Dept.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
157092804/05/19841541Project Construction Corporation
TWO EMPLOYEES, ONE OF WHOM WAS A CRANE OPERATOR, WERE ASSIGNED TO RELOCATE PIPES STORED ALONG A FENCE. THEY WERE USING A MOBILE CRANE AND HAD BEEN INSTRUCTED BY THEIR FOREMAN AND BY THE ELECTRIC UTILITY EMPLOYEES AT THE SCENE TO BE CAREFUL AROUND THE OVERHEAD POWER LINES NEARBY. THE CRANE OPERATOR DISMOUNTED AND HELPED THE OTHER EMPLOYEE HOOK THE CHOKER TO A SECTION OF PIPE. THE CRANE OPERATOR THEN REMOUNTED THE CRANE AND WAS SIGNALED BY THE EMPLOYEE ON THE GROUND TO RAISE THE BOOM. THE BOOM STRUCK TWO PHASE LINES OF THE 1320-VOLT (PHASE TO GROUND) SYSTEM. THE EMPLOYEE ON THE GROUND WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, e c, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1506922 Occupation Not Listed
2 1506831 Occupation Not Listed
3 1570928 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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