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Accident: 200611648 - Three Employees Injured When Crane Contacts Power Line

Accident: 200611648 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 12/17/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30694470312/17/20031731E.S. Boulos Company
On December 17, 2003, Employees #1 through #3 were manually stabilizing a load of steel that was left by a truck-mounted crane when the crane's boom contacted a 115 kilovolt overhead power line. All three workers suffered from electric shock and they were transported to the hospital, where they were treated and released.
Keywords: clearance, overhead power line, crane boom, truck crane, work rules, struck against, construction, electric shock, mech mat handling
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306944703 Occupation not reported

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