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Accident: 200602910 - Employee Is Killed From Electrocution, Crane Contacts Line

Accident: 200602910 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 02/16/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30795124402/17/20051611Young Contractors, Inc.
On February 16, 2005, Employee #1 and a coworker were pouring a concrete wall directly under a power line. They dumped the concrete bucket, and the crane's boom went up approximately 3 ft and contacted a 7,600 volt power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted and died.
Keywords: overhead power line, crane boom, electrocuted, struck against, electric shock, aerial lift, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307951244 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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