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Accident: 200780641 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 200780641 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 12/18/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30055580212/21/19981542Zachary-Monterey
An employee was installing a generator. He was guiding the generator, which was suspended by a crane, into position. The crane contacted an overhead power line, and the employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300555802 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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