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Accident: 170165252 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 170165252 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/19/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11198408411/15/19913272Johnson Bateman Co.
A TRUCK DRIVER DELIVERED SECTIONS OF CONCRETE PIPE TO A CONSTRUCTION SITE. THE PIPE WAS BEING UNLOADED FROM THE TRUCK BY A CRANE. THE TRUCK DRIVER WAS ON THE TRUCK BED, CONNECTING THE LOAD LINE FROM THE CRANE TO A SECTION OF PIPE. THE BOOM OF THE CRANE CONTACTED A 66-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK, SECOND DEGREE BURNS TO BOTH HANDS, AND THIRD DEGREE BURNS TO HIS LEFT FOOT. THE EMPLOYEE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, e gi ia, electric shock, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111984084 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Construction trades, n.e.c.

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