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Accident: 200921369 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Conveyor

Accident: 200921369 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 02/20/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30722698502/21/20041761Brothers Roofing
An employee was using an extendible, truck-mounted conveyor belt to hoist bundles of shingles to the roof of a single-story attached garage. The truck's boom rotated suddenly, and the conveyor system contacted a 13.2-kilovolt overhead power line, electrocuting the employee.
Keywords: boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, conveyor, mech malfunction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307226985 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Electrocution by touching exposed wire/source

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