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Accident: 200340149 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 200340149 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 03/27/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30024914103/29/20001542Market & Johnson, Inc.
An employee was operating a truck-mounted telescoping-boom crane. He was loading construction material at a construction site. The crane contacted a 23.9-kilovolt overhead power line that was located nearby, and the employee received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injuries. He had previously loaded and unloaded material at the same location a number of times, and so had at least two other employees.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, e gi ia, electric shock, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300249141 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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