Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170192983 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 170192983 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/28/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11206776401/28/19921381Foothill Engineering Co
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE USING A 12-TON CRANE TO LOWER A WATER PUMP ONTO A WELLHEAD THROUGH THE ROOF OF A PUMPING STATION. ONE EMPLOYEE WAS HOLDING ONTO THE PUMP TO GUIDE IT, WHILE A SECOND EMPLOYEE OPERATED THE CRANE. THE TIP OF THE CRANE'S BOOM CONTACTED A 4000-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE HOLDING ONTO THE PUMP WAS ELECTROCUTED. THE CRANE OPERATOR SUFFERED SEVERE BURNS TO HIS ARMS AND BACK AND THE AMPUTATION OF HIS LEFT ARM AT THE ELBOW. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: burn, amputated, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, electric shock, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112067764 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
2 112067764 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close