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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14563712 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Dump Truck

Accident: 14563712 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 02/12/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
300889304/09/19874212Charles H. Ward & Company
A TRUCK DRIVER RAISED THE BED OF HIS DUMP TRUCK TO UNLOAD ROCK. HE HAD RAISED THE FRONT PORTION OF THE TRUCK BED INTO CONTACT WITH A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE, AND HE WAS ELECTROCUTED AS HE EXITED THE TRUCK CAB. (THE INFORMATION IN THIS REPORT WAS OBTAINED SOLELY THROUGH INTERVIEWS AND OFFICIAL REPORTS, NOT THROUGH A FIRST-HAND INVESTIGATION OF THE ACCIDENT SCENE.)
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e gi ia, dump truck, dump truck bed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3008893 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy

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