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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201041431 - Employee Injured By Electric Shock Hydraulic Lift Cylinder C

Accident: 201041431 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 07/11/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30678629407/11/20031741Frank Iovino & Sons Masonry, Inc.
On July 11, 2003, Employee #1, of Frank Iovino & Sons Masonry, Inc., was using a material transport trailer's hydraulic lift to off-load material. In the process, the lift cylinder contacted high power lines, causing the trailer tires to explode. Employee #1 turned off the tractor and evacuated the immediate area. He did not suffer injuries that required hospitalization. Employee #1 stated that he did not notice the high voltage lines when moving the lift trailer forward.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, ind trk operator, overhead power line, electrical, work rules, struck against, construction, industrial truck, off loading, inattention
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306786294 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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