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Accident: 170898274 - Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor

Accident: 170898274 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 05/28/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12612301706/06/19972522Crane Pro Services
An employee was installing a C-Track on a monorail crane. He used a portable fiberglass ladder to climb the steel support beam. A helper handed the employee the C-Track in a manner requiring the employee to reach over his head. The employee contacted an exposed conductor in the area (presumably a crane runway conductor) and received an electric shock. The electric shock caused the employee to lose his balance and fall 9.1 meters into a dumpster. The employee sustained burns on his left arm, right hand, left leg, and buttocks. He also fractured his left elbow and pelvis. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, e gi iv, electrical, ladder, runway conductor, lockout, electric shock, fall, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126123017 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical and electronic technicians

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