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Accident: 200354348 - Employee Is Killed From Electrocution, Crane Contacts Line

Accident: 200354348 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 10/13/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30822066410/13/20041623Donald W. Young Construction Company, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on October 12, 2004, Employee #1 and a coworker were at a laydown yard, unloading a truck crane trailer. While lifting an auger to the truck bed, the cranes cable contacted a utility line. Employee #1 was in contact with the energized auger and was killed.
Keywords: overhead power line, truck crane, electrocuted, struck against, auger, electric shock, hand, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308220664 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Installing underground plumbing conduit
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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