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Accident: 170184337 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 170184337 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 05/12/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11187249505/13/19921751Hill Construction Company
AN EMPLOYEE OF A FRAMING CONTRACTOR WAS ERECTING A HOUSE. HE WAS ASSISTING A CRANE OPERATOR IN RIGGING A STACK OF PLYWOOD THAT WAS TO BE HOISTED TO THE SECOND STORY OF THE STRUCTURE. THE CRANE OPERATOR MOVED THE BOOM OF THE CRANE INTO A 16-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. AT THE SAME TIME, THE OTHER EMPLOYEE TRIPPED, LANDING AGAINST THE CRANE'S REAR BUMPER ASSEMBLY. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD 40 MINUTES AFTER THE CONTACT.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e c, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111872495 Fatality Electric Shock Carpenters

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