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Accident: 200450211 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 200450211 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 04/15/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30032759004/16/19971541Alabama River Capital Projects, Inc.
Three employees were rigging a load to a hydraulic telescoping truck crane. The boom on the crane contacted a 69-kilovolt overhead power line, and all three employees received electric shocks. One of them was electrocuted. The other two employees were permanently disabled by their injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, electric shock, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300327590 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire
2 300327590 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire
3 300327590 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Connecting
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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