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Accident: 14549240 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14549240 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 03/19/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
262611703/20/19853273Wood & Sons
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
262627303/19/19851741Gasper Masonry
A CONCRETE PUMPING TRUCK WAS PUMPING CONCRETE AT A JOBSITE. TWO EMPLOYEES WERE STANDING IN FRESH CONCRETE HOLDING THE PUMP DISCHARGE HOSE WHEN THE BOOM OF THE TRUCK CONTACTED AN OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THESE TWO EMPLOYEES BOTH RECEIVED ELECTRIC SHOCKS. ONE OF THEM WAS HOSPITALIZED; THE OTHER WAS TREATED AND RELEASED. A TRUCK DRIVER THAT WAS WALKING PAST THE CONCRETE TRUCK AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT RECEIVED A CONCUSSION WHEN ONE OF THE TIRES ON THE CONCRETE TRUCK EXPLODED FROM THE FAULT CURRENT. THE TRUCK DRIVER WAS ALSO HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, concrete truck, e c, electric shock, concussion, boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2626117 Hospitalized injury Concussion Truck drivers, heavy
2 2626273 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Brickmasons and stonemasons
3 2626273 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Brickmasons and stonemasons

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