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Accident: 170710313 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 170710313 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/16/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12316895708/16/19941623S And H Contracting Co., Inc.
An employee was guiding a length of ductile pipe across a street. The pipe was suspended from the boom of a backhoe. The boom got too close to a 13.2-kilovolt overhead power line, and current arced to the boom. The employee, who was holding onto the pipe, received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: backhoe boom, burn, overhead power line, electrical, boom, e gi ia, electric shock, backhoe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123168957 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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