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Accident: 170049332 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 170049332 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 02/01/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11182863802/01/19914941Monterey Mechanical
A labor was working with a concrete bucket equipped with a rubber tunnel chute. Another employee was operating the Link-Belt crane that was used to suspend the concrete bucket. The crane operator had 26 meters of the boom extended. As he was maneuvering the bucket over the concrete forms, the crane operator brought the boom and load line too close to an overhead power line. The laborer received an electric shock and was knocked unconscious for about 2 minutes. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: unconsciousness, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, e c, electric shock, load line, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111828638 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Construction laborers

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