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Accident: 200450443 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 200450443 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 06/22/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10914885806/24/19981622Russo Corporation
A crane at a construction site contacted an overhead power line. An employee working on the ground was electrocuted. Another employee received an electric shock and sustained electrical burns. (The second injured employee was not listed on an injury line on the original form.)
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, construction, e c, electric shock, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 109148858 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Placing bridge deck
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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