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Accident: 14563183 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Crane Boom

Accident: 14563183 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 12/12/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10020866912/17/19861623Portable Welding Services, Corp.
AN EMPLOYEE WAS SECURING THE LOAD LINE OF A CRANE TO THE RING ON AN AUTOMATIC CESSPOOL LIFTER. THE EMPLOYEE HAD THE LOAD LINE IN HIS LEFT HAND. THE CRANE BOOM APPARENTLY CONTACTED A 7620-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE, ELECTROCUTING THE EMPLOYEE. THE EMPLOYEE HAD BEEN EMPLOYED AS A HELPER FOR THIS COMPANY ON AND OFF FOR ABOUT 6 MONTHS (BETWEEN FLIGHTS IN HIS FULL TIME JOB AS A COMMERCIAL AIRLINE PILOT). HE HAD RECEIVED ON-THE-JOB TRAINING.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, crane boom, electrocuted, e c, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100208669 Fatality Electric Shock Helpers, construction trades

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