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Accident: 14554323 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 14554323 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 06/17/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10185489106/18/19871611Constructors, Inc.
Some employees were moving barricades from the north side of a road to their final position for permanent installation. One of the employees was holding a chain sling attached to the load line of the crane they were using to move the barricades. The crane was backing to the east, and its boom came too close to a 14-kilovolt overhead power line. The employee holding the sling was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101854891 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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