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Accident: 200451169 - Employee Killed When Crane Load Line Strikes Power Line

Accident: 200451169 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 12/28/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30483608312/28/20011622Mcinnis Corporation
On December 28, 2001, Employee #1 was disconnecting a "clothes pin" pile driving hammer from a crane load line when the load line contacted a 14,400- volt power line several times. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: clearance, overhead power line, crane boom, work rules, electrocuted, struck against, suspended load, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304836083 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pile driving
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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