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Accident: 170725956 - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 170725956 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 04/29/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11174634304/29/19931771Stief Company West
An employee was delivering concrete forms. He drove a hydraulic truck crane forward at the worksite while the boom was extended 28 feet. The stinger on the boom contacted a 21-kilovolt overhead power line. His foreman yelled for him to back up. The employee drove the truck forward by mistake and severed the power line. The employee was hospitalized for observation.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, e gi ia, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111746343 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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