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Accident: 200624633 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 200624633 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 02/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31192709902/18/20081542J A Street & Associates
A crane operator was moving a rough-terrain crane with the boom raised to 36 degrees and with the jib extended. As he turned the corner of a building, the crane contacted an overhead power line located 10.1 meters above the ground. As the operator exited the crane, he was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e c, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 6 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311927099 Fatality Electric Shock Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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