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Accident: 14521223 - Electric Shock & Burn - Contact With O'Head Line Thru Crane

Accident: 14521223 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 10/17/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10258106310/17/19901791Jansco Construction, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10258332510/17/19907353Bollmeier, Inc.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS PREPARING A STEEL PIPE BRIDGE FOR CONNECTION BETWEEN TWO BUILDINGS. THE WORK CREW WAS USING A CRANE TO LIFT THE BRIDGE INTO PLACE. DURING THE LIFT, THE CRANE BOOM CAME TOO CLOSE TO A 138-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE, AND AN ELECTRIC ARC OCCURRED. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND SEVERE BURNS AND LATER DIED AT A HOSPITAL.
Keywords: electric arc, overhead power line, electrical, e c, electric shock, burn, clothing, boom, crane boom, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102581063 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 102583325 Occupation Not Listed

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