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Accident: 200781615 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 200781615 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 09/19/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30390730710/02/20001771Ewing Concrete Construction Company
A concrete contractor and his crew were working with a concrete truck operator, pouring and finishing a concrete slab foundation for a convenience store and restaurant. They were using a Putzmeister concrete pump truck (Model No. BSF 36.16H). A 7200-volt overhead power line was located nearby. The boom on the truck contacted the power line, electrocuting an employee who was holding onto the rubber hose extension on the boom.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, concrete truck, electrocuted, e c
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303907307 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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