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Accident: 14511646 - Electric Shock - Crane Boom Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 14511646 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 05/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10360627305/23/19861629Garney Companies, Inc.
A CONSTRUCTION WORKER WAS CONNECTING A CHAIN SLING SUSPENDED FROM A TRUCK CRANE ONTO TWO 20-FOOT LENGTHS OF 8-INCH PIPE RESTING ON THE GROUND. AS THE CRANE HOISTED THE PIPE TO PLACE IT ONTO A TRUCK BED FOR TRANSPORT, THE BOOM OF THE CRANE CONTACTED A 13-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE CONSTRUCTION WORKER WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, truck crane, electrocuted, e c, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103606273 Fatality Electric Shock Construction trades, n.e.c.

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